ghost stories

Takiyasha the Witch and the Skeleton Spectre, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, 1800s, woodblock print on paper
Daniel Tures, July 24, 2023

In the hottest part of the summer in Japan, there is an old tradition of gathering a group of people into a large hall to share ghost stories. A hundred candles or lanterns light the hall, and a flame is blown out after each ghost story is finished.

Ghost on the Beach. Watercolor and gouache on watercolor paper, 2021
Daniel Tures, July 03, 2023

Lazy beach days… rainbow sno-cones… flip-flops and sunglasses… wandering phantasms from beyond the grave… it's all part of your favorite season of fun in the sun!

ceramic ghost on a book shelf
Daniel Tures, December 14, 2022

'Tis the season for ghost stories! And hark, Robert Anderson from the Literature & Fiction Department and I are here to herald some of our favorite ones for your reading pleasure.