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18 Brilliant Art-Inspired Halloween Costumes

For those who want to be ~artsy~ instead of gruesome this year.

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1. Turn into one of Frida Kahlo's most important paintings, "The Two Fridas."

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2. Or dress as the artist herself, along with her longtime parter, painter Diego Rivera.

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3. Do something inspired by Jackson Pollock if you want to get messy.

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4. Or go for Pollock-inspired makeup if you're looking for something more subtle.

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5. Roy Lichtenstein's work is a great choice if you're looking to stand out.

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7. You can also give Banksy's street art a try.

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8. Go as Mona Lisa, all you have to do make sure you follow people with your eyes.

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9. Van Gogh and his painting "The Starry Night" makes for a great couple's costume.

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10. If you want something gorgeous to drape on your body, Monet's "Water Lilies" will get the job done.

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11. Andy Warhol's Monroe screen print is a great twist on the traditional bombshell look.

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12. "Girl with a Pearl Earring" by Johannes Vermeer is delicate and easy to put together. You do have to pose the same way in every picture though.

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13. Recreating Henri Matisse's "Cut-Outs" is a fun DIY project.

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14. If you're going for something a bit more avant-garde, Marcel Duchamp's "Fountain" is a good option.

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16. If you don't mind hiding behind an apple all night, then "The Son of Man" by painter René Magritte should be your costume.

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17. If you're feeling blue, try "The Old Guitarist" by Pablo Picasso.

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18. Or you can recreate "American Gothic" by Grant Wood if you have a pitchfork laying around somewhere.

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