08/02/2013 03:33 pm ET Updated Oct 02, 2013

82nd & Fifth: FANTASY by Femke Speelberg

These etchings comprise designs for elaborate costumes--not actually meant to be worn--all made up of Greek architectural elements that morph together to form the human figure. "That's what I love about works on paper: the only restriction is your own genius," says curator Femke Speelberg.

View a slideshow of these eighteenth-century etchings.