06/20/2013 05:57 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

82nd & Fifth: TIPPING POINT by Stijn Alsteens

Albrecht Dürer made these studies of his own head and hand as well as a pillow when he was just twenty-two years old. "All kinds of aesthetic decisions are taken that make the jump from an observation to a work of art," says curator Stijn Alsteens.

Scroll through images to see the order in which the artist likely made these drawings.