Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection by Annie Kyle


Favorites from the collection

Annie Kyle
Figure, Willem de Kooning, 1949


By using rough, hasty brushstrokes, de Kooning gives us a glimpse into his process. He painted many women during the 1940s and 1950s, each time emphasizing the action of painting in his depictions of

The Robe, Ellen Heck, 2010

The Robe

In 2010 Ellen Heck, a printmaker working in California’s Bay Area, made a suite of prints entitled + A Century, inspired by Cassatt’s famous set of 10 color prints. Heck’s 21st-century women are

Volpini Suite: Design for a Plate: Leda and the Swan (Projet d'Assiette: Léda et le Cygne), Paul Gauguin, 1889

Volpini Suite: Design for a Plate: Leda and the Swan (Projet d'Assiette: Léda et le Cygne)

Jackie Curtis and Ritta Redd, Alice Neel, 1970

Jackie Curtis and Ritta Redd

Though Alice Neel’s work consisted mostly of portraiture, there is a distinctly abstract quality in her paintings due to her use of simplified forms and perspective distortion. An early example of

The Bath, Mary Cassatt, 1890-1

The Bath

The Bath is related to the mother and child paintings and pastels Cassatt was making before she embarked upon the color prints. As her career progressed, the theme of mothers and children, physically

In the Omnibus, Mary Cassatt, 1890-1

In the Omnibus

This print belongs to a series of color etchings created by Mary Cassatt between 1890 and 1891. Each was influenced by the artist's study of Japanese woodblock prints, especially in their use of flat