Hugo Simberg, The Garden of Death, watercolor and gouache, 1896
fin de siècle
Silent Sundays: La Femme Aux Squelettes (1904)
La femme aux squelettes (Woman with Skeletons), Gustav-Adolf Mossa, 1904.
It Is the Hour of Departure: Turn-of-the-Century Ghost Rides
From ancient times, people have seen spirits at play in the flickering of light and shadow. With the advancement of technology during the European Renaissance, scholars leaned to harness these dancing apparitions through the power of projection. By the late 1700’s, enterprising entertainers were creating magic… Read More ›