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TOP 10 Paintings For Halloween

Are still looking for some costume-inspiration? What about painterly theme this year?
Or maybe you just like to get scared?
We offer you our Halloween ranking of the scariest paintings art history has seen…

10.

Salvador Dalí, The Face of War (The Visage of War), 1940, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

Salvador Dalí, The Face of War (The Visage of War), 1940, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

9.

Hans Memling, Hell, 1485, Musée des Beaux Arts, Strasbourg, France

Hans Memling, Hell, 1485, Musée des Beaux Arts, Strasbourg, France

8.

Otto Dix, Wounded Man, 1916, The National gallery of Australia

Otto Dix, Wounded Man, 1916, The National gallery of Australia

7.

Egon Schiele, Self-Seer II (Death and Man), 1911, Leopold Museum, Vienna

Egon Schiele, Self-Seer II (Death and Man), 1911, Leopold Museum, Vienna

6.

Jean Fautrier, Study for a large nude, 1926, Private collection.

Jean Fautrier, Study for a large nude, 1926, Private collection.

5.

Ken Currie, Gallowgate Lard, 1996, Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums

Ken Currie, Gallowgate Lard, 1996, Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums

4.

Francisco Goya, The Disasters of War, plate No. 37: This is Worse,1863, Prado

Francisco Goya, The Disasters of War, plate No. 37: This is Worse,1863, Museo del Prado

3.

Zdzisław Beksiński, Zdzisław Beksiński, Untitled, ca.1969, Muzeum of Beksiński in Sanok, Poland

Zdzisław Beksiński, Zdzisław Beksiński, Untitled, ca.1969, Muzeum of Beksiński in Sanok, Poland

2.

Georg Baselitz, Oberon, 1963, Staedel Gegenwartskunst

Georg Baselitz, Oberon, 1963, Staedel Gegenwartskunst

1.

Francis Bacon, Study after Velazquez´s Portrait of Pope Innocent X, 1953

Francis Bacon, Study after Velazquez´s Portrait of Pope Innocent X, 1953, Des Moines Art Center

 


Magda, art historian and Italianist, she writes about art because she cannot make it herself. She loves committed and political artists like Ai Weiwei or the Futurists; like Joseph Beuys she believes that art can change us and we can change the world.

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