Works to Buy this Halloween

This Halloween, get inspired by the ghosts and gremlins of art history. You’ll find artists in costumes, monsters in art, and paintings that are just spooky enough for your living room walls.

You can buy these artworks—or simply learn more about them—by messaging the representing galleries through Artsy. If you have any questions along the way, you can also contact our team of specialists at

Artists in Disguise

From Orlan to Cindy Sherman, many contemporary artists have masked their identities through costume and camouflage.

Diane Arbus / Identical Twins, Roselle, New Jersey (1967)
Untitled (Madonna)
Hiding in the city, Screen in rest
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Monsters in Art

Vampires, zombies, aliens, and beasts have all haunted art history, inspiring Andy Warhol, Edvard Munch, and other visionaries to design their own imaginary creatures.

The lisper lisps, the stutterer stutters, the dyslexic disleksiks IV
HEY DAY ( Halloween )
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Contemporary Gothic

These artists get captivated by darkness—and turn trends from gothic music and horror films into spell-binding paintings and sculptures.

Nocturnal Feeders
Milk Girl (La Lechera)
Fragments Side Table Round Insert
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