Julia Schwartz says
For me, the title is often an integral part of the process of making a painting, and in those cases it works in a kind of associative-linking process: perhaps a phrase is repeated while I'm painting, or a song comes to me or I'm listening to a song and that title becomes the title. I try not to name things head on, but somewhat elliptically (like the work itself).
Examples: Earlier this year, I was making paintings which I referred to as state-of-being paintings. I called one Dummkopf as a way to convey the experience of not thinking while painting, a not-thinking-painting, hence a Dumb-head: