Edvard Munch's "The Scream," left, is auctioned at Sotheby's in New York, on May 2, 2012. The image, one of four versions created by the Norwegian expressionist painter, sold for $119.9 million. Only a handful of other works have sold at auction for $100 million or more, but two more artworks, Pablo Picasso's "Women of Algiers (Version O)," and Alberto Giacometti's life-size sculpture “Pointing Man,” are poised to break records soon during Christie’s upcoming spring sale Monday May 11, 2015.
Edvard Munch's "The Scream," left, is auctioned at Sotheby's in New York, on May 2, 2012. The image, one of four versions created by the Norwegian expressionist painter, sold for $119.9 million. Only a handful of other works have sold at auction for $100 million or more, but two more artworks, Pablo Picasso's "Women of Algiers (Version O)," and Alberto Giacometti's life-size sculpture “Pointing Man,” are poised to break records soon during Christie’s upcoming spring sale Monday May 11, 2015. Frank Franklin II AP
Edvard Munch's "The Scream," left, is auctioned at Sotheby's in New York, on May 2, 2012. The image, one of four versions created by the Norwegian expressionist painter, sold for $119.9 million. Only a handful of other works have sold at auction for $100 million or more, but two more artworks, Pablo Picasso's "Women of Algiers (Version O)," and Alberto Giacometti's life-size sculpture “Pointing Man,” are poised to break records soon during Christie’s upcoming spring sale Monday May 11, 2015. Frank Franklin II AP