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Top 10 Art-Inspired Halloween Costumes For You
Need some inspiration this year for your outfit?
Halloween is around the corner, and every year people wonder how much effort they should put into their costume. There’s a love-hate relationship with the holiday. If you’re feeling low on inspiration artnet News is here to help: just for you we have decided to round up some great (and thankfully, simple) arty costume options for your convenience.
1. Rene Magritte‘s Son of a Man
What you need: bowler hat, red tie, white button down, green apple, blazer
2. Yayoi Kusama
What you need: red bob-cut wig with bangs, polka dot anything
3. Banksy Flower Thrower
What you need: black scarf to tie around the neck, black baseball cap, t-shirt, jeans, flowers, can of spraypaint
4. Frida Kahlo
What you need: shawl, flowers for the hair, unibrow, full skirt, earrings
5. Grant Wood‘s American Gothic
What you need: a partner
Daughter: white collared shirt, black dress, apron, short necklace
Father: round spectacles, white uncollared button up, jean dungarees, blazer, pitchfork
6. Andy Warhol
What you need: white hair wig, black turtle neck, black jeans
7. Richard Prince‘s nurse
What you need: nurse hat, white dress, hospital mask
8. Damien Hirst‘s butterfly works
What you need: gold full body suit, fake butterflies (stickers, pins, etc)
9. Yves Klein‘s blue woman
What you need: a royal blue outfit (dress, jumpsuit, etc.)
Bonus points: Buy a nude body suit and actually lie in a blue paint pile to replicate Klein’s process.
10. Kazimir Malevich‘s black square
For those who are truly lazy, what you need: an off-white outfit, DIY black square
Challenge: At whichever Halloween bash you attend, stand in the corner of the room to emulate how the original work was hung.
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