As a student of literature, I greatly admire my academic cousins in Creative Writing for their seeming fecundity of ideas. It's a phenomenon that has long fascinated me, and so I based our third trivia question on the subject of inspiration.
An early 20th-century painter claimed he was inspired by the color blue after the suicide of a close friend in 1901. The first to give the name of this painter's unfortunate friend wins a FREE copy of the 32.1 Blue Issue! Remember to e-mail your answer to inreview (at) indiana (dot) edu. -K