'The Scream' fetches record $119.9M at NYC auction

Staff stand guard by Edvard Munch's 'The Scream' as it is hung for display at Sotheby's Auction Rooms in London, Thursday, April 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

May 3, 2012 5:26:49 AM PDT
One of the art world's most recognizable images - Edvard Munch's "The Scream" - sold Wednesday for a record $119,922,500 at auction in New York City.