11:08 AM, May 3rd, 2012

[A] well-heeled crowd… gathered Tuesday evening for a first and probably final chance to take in the picture, before its disappearance into some billionaire’s vault. In the measly half hour that I spent drinking in this “masterpiece” at close quarters, almost no one joined me for more than a minute or two, and most spent less than 10 seconds.

Our art critic takes a last look at Edvard Munch’s ‘The Scream.’

Reblogged from Lloyd Dobler Outtakes
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