10 Scary Artworks in LACMA's Collection

Here are just 10 wickedly strange and chilling otherworldly objects from LACMA’s collection—check out our Pinterest board "Something Wicked This Way Comes" for more: http://bit.ly/1OOrSlR
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    Skull with Mosaic Inlay
    Mexico, Skull with Mosaic Inlay, 1400-1521, Gift of Constance McCormick Fearing (M.86.311.47a-b), Photo © 20xx Museum Associates/ LACMA http://bit.ly/1GztKMY
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    Ghost
    György Kepes (Hungary, active United States, 1906-2001), Ghost, 1939, The Marjorie and Leonard Vernon Collection, gift of The Annenberg Foundation, acquired from Carol Vernon and Robert Turbin (M.2008.40.1153), © Juliet K. Stone http://bit.ly/1LF2RpJ
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    So Spartakus Leads You! Brothers, save our revolution!
    So Spartakus Leads You! Brothers, save our revolution!, Alternate Title: So führt euch Spartakus! Brüder rettet unsere Revolution!, Germany, circa 1919, Gift of the Robert Gore Rifkind Collection, Beverly Hills, CA (M.2003.115.10) | This work is on view in "AKTION! Art and Revolution in Germany, 1918-19." More info: http://bit.ly/1LzpdvD
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    The Skeletons
    Marco Dente (Italy, died 1527) and Baccio Bandinelli (Italy, 1493-1560), The Skeletons (detail), Mary Stansbury Ruiz Bequest (M.88.91.20a-b) http://bit.ly/1inC6LM
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    Decapitated Woman's Head
    Japan, Decapitated Woman's Head, 19th century, Raymond and Frances Bushell Collection (AC1998.249.123) http://bit.ly/1M0hkKM
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    Death Seizes a Group of Children
    Käthe Kollwitz (Germany, 1867-1945), Death Seizes a Group of Children, 1934, The Robert Gore Rifkind Center for German Expressionist Studies (M.82.288.189), © Käthe Kollwitz Estate/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG BILD-KUNST, Bonn http://bit.ly/1Ob127v
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    In the Ruined Palace at Sōma, Masakado's Daughter Takiyasha Uses Sorcery to Gather Allies
    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japan, 1797-1861), In the Ruined Palace at Sōma, Masakado's Daughter Takiyasha Uses Sorcery to Gather Allies, circa 1844, The Joan Elizabeth Tanney Bequest (M.2006.136.290a-c) http://bit.ly/1inCFFk
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    Fearful II
    William E. Parker (United States, born 1932), Fearful II, 1990, Ralph M. Parsons Fund (M.91.81) http://bit.ly/1HeXmde
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    A Lady Named Zoa
    Edward Kienholz (United States, 1927-1994), A Lady Named Zoa (detail), 1960, Gift of Mrs. Lillian Alpers (M.86.179), © Keinholz http://bit.ly/20ef9gn
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    Skull (Schädel)
    Otto Dix (Germany, 1891-1969), Skull (Schädel), 1924, The Robert Gore Rifkind Center for German Expressionist Studies (M.82.288.54a), © 2015 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn; photo © Museum Associates/LACMA http://bit.ly/1M3Tp0p