Something Creepy for the Weekend

October 31, 2008

Just in time for All Hallows' Eve, feast your eyes upon these five ultra-spooky works in our collection, as chosen by LACMA's staff.

Erin Sorenson, Education

Félicien Victor Joseph Rops, Le Vice suprême, gift of Michael G. Wilson. Selected by: Erin Sorenson, Education

Rachel Mullennix, Communications & Marketing

Edgar Degas, The Bellelli Sisters (Giovanna and Giuliana Bellelli), Mr. and Mrs. George Gard De Sylva Collection. Selected by: Rachel Mullennix, Communications & Marketing

Ellen Castruccio, Membership

Victor Brauner, Suicide at Dawn, purchased with funds provided by Robert and Mary Looker, Lynda and Stewart Resnick, Max and Eleanor Baril Family Trust, Helena and Boyd Krout, Alice and Nahum Lainer, Sheila and Wally Weisman, Herta and Paul Amir, Abby and Alan D. Levy, Sandra and Jacob Y. Terner, and Bill and Maria Bell through the 1996 Collectors Committee, and gift of Richard L. Feigen, New York. Selected by: Ellen Castruccio, Membership

Amy McFarland, Graphics

Dominique Blain, Untitled, Modern and Contemporary Art Council, 1991 Art Here and Now Purchase. Selected by: Amy McFarland, Graphics

Peter Brenner, Photographic Services

Marlene Dumas, Dead Girl, purchased with funds provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Jill and Dennis Roach, Directors. Selected by: Peter Brenner, Photographic Services