Art-Inspired Halloween Costumes!

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Magritte Costume

It is that time of year again, the lovely time of autumn when the the leaves start to slowly change, the sky becomes a golden dusk and the air is filled with a sweet chill. We all get so excited because we know Halloween is almost here, and yet most of us can no longer go trick-or-treating we all deep down still enjoy the spirit of the holiday. It is that one time of year we get to take our creativity to the next level, maybe bring out our darker side, and simply just wear something completely unlike our normal attire. 

As Halloween is approaching the big questions always comes up “what am I going to be this year” and although you have envisioned a million different ideas it is always hard to make a final decision. With Halloween only a couple days away the clock is ticking so if you find yourself in this position there is no need to fret. Here are 5 innovative costumes that are art inspired and sure to please your surrounding audience.

starrynight{Van Gogh Starry Night inspired shirt or dress.}

9fa56de7eadf0c7280b2b34e4e50d553{ Transform yourself into a painting by taking inspiration from Van Gogh’s Self-Portrait.}

For something more contemporary try these costumes inspired by Marcel Duchamp, Andy Warhol, and Roy Lichtenstein.

duchamp-dress-20110609-093553{Marcel Duchamp, Urinal}

37ebc850f0cd6ee6fa2ca842765e7c3e.600x{Andy Warhol, Campbell’s Soup Can }

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{Roy Lichtenstein, character from his comic book series.}

For something Art Nouveau inspired turn yourself into a real life painting inspired by Gustav Klimt.

grid-cell-9154-1382631012-12{Gustav Klimt The Kiss}

So have fun this season, bring out your artistic talents, and intrigue everyone at the party! I am sure you will have a magical Halloween.

Images Sources:

http://flavorwire.com/339132/famous-works-of-art-halloween-costumes/12/

http://blogs.philadelphiaweekly.com/style/2009/10/27/halloween-roundup-4-art-school-costumes/

http://likes.com/eyecandy/art-masterpieces-as-halloween-costumes?pid=122691&page=4Warhols Campbell’s Soup Can