Artistic Inspiration

Helen Frankethaler

Untitled, 1951. Oil and enamel on canvas, 56 3/8 x 84 1/2 inches (143.2 x 214.6 cm). © 2013 Estate of Helen Frankenthaler/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Edvard Munch

Weeping Nude, 1913-14. Oil on canvas, 80 x 100 cm. The Edvard Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway. © Munch-museet/Munch -Ellingsen Gruppen/Bono, M540.

Franz Marc

Two Women on the Hillside, 1906. Oil on canvas mounted on cardboard, 15.5 x 24.7 cm (6.1 x 9.72 inches). Franz Marc Museum, Kochel am See, Germany.

Edward Hopper

Evening Wind, 1921. Etching on white wove paper. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm G. Chace Jr. (Beatrice Ross Oenslager, class of 1928). SC 1975:66-2. Photograph by Petegorsky/Gipe.

John William Waterhouse

The Soul of the Rose (My Sweet Rose), 1908. Oil on canvas, 34.75 x 23.25 in. (88.3 x 59.1 cm.). Private Collection.

Elaine de Kooning

Bull, 1958. Oil on canvas, 72 x 84 in. (182.9 x 213.4 cm). Grey Art Gallery, New York University Art Collection. Gift of Harold Diamond, 1961.42.

Pablo Picasso

The Old Fisherman (Salmeron), 1895. Oil on canvas, 83 x 62.5 cm. Museu de Montserrat, Barcelona. © 2014 National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

Gwen John

A Corner of the Artist's Room in Paris, 1907-09. Oil on canvas, 31.2 x 24.8 cm. National Museum of Wales, Purchased with assistance of Derek Williams Trust / Estate of Mrs J. Green (1995), NMW A 3397. © Estate of Gwen John 2002. All rights reserved DACS.