artnet News: The Halloween Round-Up

Our top ten freaky stories.

 

Brooklyn's new Morbid Anatomy Museum boasts 2,500 books and one human skeleton. Photo: courtesy the Morbid Anatomy Museum.

Brooklyn’s new Morbid Anatomy Museum has 2,500 books and one human skeleton.
Photo: courtesy the Morbid Anatomy Museum.

Happy Halloween! In celebration of the festive holiday, we’ve rounded up our top 10 Halloween-freaky stories to get you geared up for the spooky weekend ahead.

Museum of Death Buys Dr. Kevorkian’s Suicide Device

Read about the infamous intravenous drip suicide machine invented by Jack “Dr. Death” Kevorkian.

JR Brings Haunting Photo Exhibition to Abandoned Ellis Island Hospital

Make a trip to this spooky exhibit on Ellis Island this weekend.

7 Of The Most Fun Art Events For Halloween Weekend

Still feeling non-committal about any particular party this weekend? These seven events will definitely help you cure that laziness.

artnet Agenda: Editor’s Picks

Our weekly artnet Agenda picks, Halloween-themed, just for you.

Guests at the New Museum Costume Party. Photo: New Museum.

Guests at the New Museum Costume Party.
Photo: New Museum.

Top 10 Art-Inspired Halloween Costumes For You

Quick and simple costumes for the weekend-long dress-up marathon ahead of you.

Will Statue of Liberty Cross-Dress for Halloween?

Be on the look out.

New Morbid Anatomy Museum Opens in Brooklyn (Where Else?)

The museum’s exhibition on view, “The Art of Mourning,” resurrects old Victorian mourning traditions.

See Unpublished Photos of England’s Most Infamous Prison

Creepy, unseen photos of England’s notorious prison, Strangeways.

David Blaine Uses Magic To Rescue Artist JR from NYPD

We want David Blaine to be our best friend, and we’ll take the magic too.

Say Hello to Jordan Wolfson’s Terrifying Animatronic Dancer at David Zwirner

Not only does Jordan Wolfson’s horrifying animatronic dancer embody the shape of a stripper with a face of a haggard witch, its piercing eyes also follow viewers using its facial recognition technology. Wolfson’s robot would definitely make for a good haunted house addition.


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