The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Adam Smith

May 10, 2012

Price paid for Munch’s painting a real ‘scream’

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If I had $120 million to blow on a piece of art or some other frivolity, it’s hard to say what I’d buy. I’d probably want something that means something more to me or my family than a painting that has worldwide name recognition like “The Scream.”

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what’s a piece of art like that really worth? I couldn’t write 1,000 words to say about it, meaning it may not really be worth the $120 million after all.

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