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It’s that time of year again– Team Sartle delves back into the infamous great masters’ Halloween archive for a glimpse at the greatest pumpkin-carving techniques in art history.

Here are this year’s favorites:

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The Great Wave Off Kanagawa by Katsushika Hokusai @ the Met

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Looks like Hokusai does more than just woodcuts.


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Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace by Frida Kahlo @ Harry Ransom Center

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Turns out Frida Kahlo’s iconic self-portraits extend to all mediums– medium sized PUMPKINS, that is.


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The Kiss by Gustav Klimt @ Austrian Gallery at Belvedere

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Lovers…. or vampires?


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Composition C by Piet Mondrian @Tate Britain

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Neo-pumpkincism at its finest.


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American Gothic by Grant Wood @ Art Institute of Chicago

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Little known fact: she mended his clothing with *pumpkin* patches.


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Senecio by Paul Klee @ Kunstmuseum Basel

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Which one is the pumpkin?

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!


By: Louisa Dewey 

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