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October 31, 2014  |  Behind the Scenes
Four Years of MoMA Halloween Pumpkins
Maniac Pumpkin Carvers' Halloween re-creation of Henri Matisse's Blue Nude sits in the MoMA film lobby

Maniac Pumpkin Carvers’ Halloween re-creation of Henri Matisse’s Blue Nude sits in the MoMA film lobby

For the fourth year running, MoMA visitors who pass through the Museum’s film entrance during the days leading up to Halloween are treated to an iconic modern-art masterpiece—in seasonally appropriate pumpkin form. This year, in celebration of the Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs exhibition, the knife-wielding crazies at Maniac Pumpkin Carvers have “cut out” a beautiful interpretation of Matisse’s Blue Nude. Read more

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October 24, 2014  |  Collection & Exhibitions, Five for Friday
Five for Friday: Halloween Costume Inspiration from MoMA’s Collection

Five for Friday, written by a variety of MoMA staff members, is our attempt to spotlight some of the compelling, charming, and downright curious works in the Museum’s rich collection.

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October 31, 2013  |  Collection & Exhibitions
Happy Halloween from The Boo-seum of Monster Art
Philip Worthington. Shadow Monsters. 2004

Philip Worthington. Shadow Monsters. 2004. Java, Processing, BlobDetection, SoNIA, and Physics software. Gift of the designer

Have a safe and not-too-terrifying Halloween…and watch out for those shadow monsters!

(Want a bigger helping of Halloween horror? Check out the Posts of Halloween Past.)

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October 26, 2012  |  Five for Friday
Five for Friday: Spooooooky Art

Five for Friday, written by a variety of MoMA staff members, is our attempt to spotlight some of the compelling, charming, and downright curious works in the Museum’s rich collection.

Walking around the galleries on a Tuesday, when MoMA is closed to the public and virtually empty, is a rare treat Museum employees can enjoy. Read more

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October 28, 2011  |  Five for Friday
Five for Friday: Halloween’s Modern Monsters

Halloween is my favorite holiday…by a wide margin. If we’re being honest, I might be a little too excited about October 31. Chalk it up to the influence of too many horror movies Read more

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October 29, 2010  |  Five for Friday
Five for Friday – Tricks and Treats

Five for Friday, written by a variety of MoMA staff members, is our attempt to spotlight some of the compelling, charming, and downright curious works in the Museum’s rich collection.

Check out this selection of haunted tricks and treats, specially prepared for your Halloween-weekend pleasure. Read more