Something to Scream About

Move over Picasso, with a pre-sale estimate of $80 million, Edvard Munch’s The Scream, became the highest-priced artwork to ever sell at auction during Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale. This version of the iconic masterpiece achieved $119,922,500 million. Painted between 1893 and 1910, the works show an agonized figure against a red sky.  The National Gallery, Oslo holds one of two […]

Robert Mapplethorpe’s Shoe (Melody), 1987 Brings $47,800 In Heritage New York Photography Auction

A gelatin silver print of Robert Mapplethorpe’s sultry Shoe (Melody), 1987, was the top lot in Heritage Auctions’ Nov. 19 Vintage & Contemporary Photography Signature® Auction, easily beating its pre-auction estimate of $30,000+ to finish the auction with a final price realized of $47,800. The auction, which realized $521,588 on 213 lots, took place at […]