Called the name of the buyer of the painting `the Scream` by Edvard Munch

Called the name of the buyer of the painting `the Scream` by Edvard MunchThe owner of the most expensive paintings in the world became well-known entrepreneur and collector from new York.According to citing local media, a painting by the Norwegian artist Edvard Munch's "the Scream" has become an American businessman and famous new York collector Leon black. In may this year, the entrepreneur bought the painting at auction for a record sum. It is noted that officially, neither the black nor the press service of his company Apollo Global Management do not give comments on the issue.We will remind, "the Scream" was sold at auction Sotheby ' s. The cost of the lot was $119.9 million dollars, thus the painting became the most expensive work in the entire history of public auctions. It is noted that, the auction lasted only 12 minutes, during which time the starting price of the Scream rose from $40 million to almost 3 times. Then the name of the new owner of the most expensive painting in the world was not called.Name Leon black is also often heard in the art world. For example, in 2009, he became the owner of a picture of Raphael's Head of a Muse", which was also sold at auction. The sum of the lot stood at $47.9 million. At that time this amount was considered to be the record price for a picture.The businessman prefers not to exhibit their paintings on display and stores them in the house. It is noted that his collection, including in, among others, van Gogh drawings, watercolors Turner, Chinese bronze, works of art and much more, valued at $750 million.However, there is a probability of occurrence of the Scream in public. Black is included with the Directors of two new York museums - Museum of modern art (MoMA) and the Metropolitan Museum. Thus, for the right to place a picture within its walls, among them most likely will unfold a serious struggle. Source: naming the buyer of the painting "the Scream" by Edvard Munch.

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