Stories

People like you have shared their ideas, knowledge, and stories as they relate to the art in our collection. Read about what people think about the art and artists you love here. Visit an individual work of art or artist page to add your story to our collection.

  • About "Larry Day: Landscape for St. John of the Cross"

    I sense in this painting the emphasis on gestural methods of the 1950's yet I see too the sense of restraint and compositional organization that is a hallmark of his work later too. Larry was a remarkable painter and teacher.

    Bill White
  • About "Larry Day: Untitled (Portrait of Natalie Charkow and Mitzi Melnicoff)"

    I was a student of Mitzi's at PCA in 1966 and knew Natalie from her work as a sculptor and teacher at PCA I saw this painting in a show of Larry's at 1708 Gallery in 1967 and the image has captured these 2 artists so well

    Bill White
  • About "William H. Campbell: Red Green Black Power"

    William Campbell was one of the founding members of the Main Point. The legendary coffeehouse in Bryn Mawr that featured many folk, blues and singer songwriters including Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne, Bruce Springsteen, Muddy Waters and Bonnie Rait, to name only a few. Bill created beautiful hand

    Bruce Rauffenbart
  • About "Antonio Pietro Martino"

    I have a Scott Paper Merry Christmas book from 1949 with a pic he painted with snow hills sleigh and horses on it.

    Linda Atkins
  • About "Charles W. Schmidt: Signal"

    I like the piece. I recently purchased one of this artist’s works and I like the artist’s technique.

    Jim
  • About "Walter Redding"

    Walter Redding was a wonderfully talented artist and an enormously kind and generous man.

    Thomas Goutman