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 "Joseph Hirsch: Untitled (Man Resting Head on Table)"

    This is Hirsch's 1942 lithograph "Lunch Hour," winner of the Library of Congress's 1944 Pennell Purchase Prize.

    Ed Lawler
  • About "Betty W. Hubbard : [Portrait of the artist's daughter, Leslie Paul Symington, with Leith and Betty]"

    I didn't even know that there was any art work by my Aunt, Betty W. Hubbard in your gallery and am thrilled to see it! My daughters and I hope to come visit and enjoy it ! She was a very favorite aunt but lived in NYC so we did not get to see her very often. I have a large painting of hers - Flower

    Anne Churchman
  • About "Severo Antonelli: Catherine Littlefield"

    I studied under Catherine at her studio on Ludlow St in Phila. She left us way to early

    Carolyn Passler
  • About "Stan Merz: Month's End"

    Stan and I grew close over the years. Not long after he received tenor at PAFA, he left and spent time between Spain and the US (where both his daughters were living). I believe he moved back to the states after that and hopped back and forth to Spain while helping to raise his grand daughter. With

    Diane
  • About "Charles Santore : Cannon: William Conrad"

    Faaaaaaaaaaaaantastic!!! Absolutely beautiful work.

    Joel Claunch
  • About "Idahlia Stanley: The Parting of the Red Sea"

    I have the artist work.....Twin Towers.

    Marilyn Bowen