Amid the ups and downs of episodic horror, a few gems stick out from the rest in Hulu’s Bite-Size Halloween collection.
The History Center of Olmsted County is embracing the Halloween holiday season with a showcase of nothing but the creepiest dolls from its collection of historical and clearly damned objects.
“Beast Jesus” is finally getting his due alongside works by Picasso, Vermeer, and Munch.
Halloween brings out the creative spirit in everyone but the art community may very well do the day of dress-up the best.
The 1864 Spectropia used optical illusions to manifest ghosts in Victorian homes, and was designed to attack the quackery of Spiritualism.
Anthropomorphic pumpkins, mirror divination, and space-traveling witches all appear in the curious collision of imagery on vintage Halloween cards.
In 1903, an inventor patented a method of preserving corpses in glass, one of a number of radical inventions that has sought to resist death’s decay.
Looking for a Halloween costume? Here’s a 19th-century guide to dressing for fancy balls, with costumes for witches, carrier pigeons, glowworms, and air.
If the bat is an animal associated with spooky stories in the West, the bat motif has a whole different connotation in China, where the creatures symbolize good luck.
Spider webs and peeled grapes are scary, but you know what would make a really scary party?
There were the usual Andy Warhols, of course, but it’s not often you see a Louise Bourgeois with phallic sculpture in hand.
The face of “L’Inconnue de la Seine” was a fashionable fixture of salons and studios, her enigmatic expression of a slight smile and closed eyes haunted by stories of her suicide.