I happened upon a book the other day in a little bookstore. Its called "Amy Cutler: Paintings and Drawings." It is essentially the book from an exhibition of this artist's work and it is incredible. Amusing, disturbing, brilliant... her work seems to feature women in laborous situations, sometimes with "things" for heads (such as teapots and birdcages). I found a link about her:
As I'm wanting to get more into painting now, I'm finding her work pretty inspiring.