One night I dreamed that I painted a large American flag and the next morning I got up and I went out and bought the materials to begin it.
Jasper Johns

Flag. 1954-55 (dated on reverse 1954). Museum of Modern Art, NY. Encaustic, oil, and collage on fabric mounted on plywood, three panels, 42 1/4 x 60 5/8" (107.3 x 153.8 cm). Gift of Philip Johnson in honor of Alfred H. Barr, Jr. © 2010 Jasper Johns / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY