Art is subjective. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. One man’s trash….you get the idea. Different people see things differently, and few things have as big a dividing line as art…except maybe Halloween. Combine the two and you’re likely to draw some severely conflicting opinions about your work.
Of course, true artists rarely consider the opinions of others when they work. They simply create what they are driven to create, seeking to satisfy themselves first…and if somebody else can appreciate their efforts, all the better.
Fine Art America has drawn together the work of hundreds of artists inspired by Halloween. From watercolors to landscapes to portraits and so much more, you can spend way too much time browsing prints of witches and skulls and pumpkins—everything from subtle autumn scenes to dread-drenched graveyards and haunted houses. The selection is broad enough to suit just about any taste—as long as your taste includes a love for the darkest holiday.
Blu Gilliand is the managing editor of Cemetery Dance Magazine and Cemetery Dance Online.