MoMA’s Starry Night Pumpkin


Just how does a museum like the MoMA get into the Halloween spirit? They create show off a very beautiful carving of van Gogh’s Starry Night. What an artistic treat!

Update: When we reached out to MoMA representatives for more information, we learned that this pumpkin was carved by Marc Evan Leibowitz of Maniac Pumpkin Carvers. He gave it to the MoMA as a gift.

via [MoMA Facebook page]

Other Starry Night Art:
Imagining the Creation of Starry Night
Van Gogh’s Starry Night Made of Rolled Paper
Famous Face Paintings
Van Gogh’s Paintings Get Tilt-Shifted





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