Just in time for Halloween, the Art Institute of Chicago is holding a special exhibit about ghosts and demons from?Saturday, October 11, 2014 to Sunday, January 4, 2015
The exhibition of in Japanese prints is?called Temptation: The Demons of James Ensor, draws upon the celebrated Clarence Buckingham Collection. ? Some of the pieces, include Hokusai?s series One Hundred Stories (Hyaku monogatari) and depictions of Shoki, the Demon Queller, who could subdue even the most frightening goblins with his sword. Images of Shoki were regularly posted on doors to ward off disease and bad luck during the Edo period (1615?1868).