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 "Gilbert Lewis : Untitled (August 1983)"

    This is a painting of my younger brother Reginald C. Gaither.

    John C. Gaither
  • About "Gilbert Lewis : Untitled (8-25-83)"

    This painting by Gilbert Lewis was originally titled, "Brothers". As you look at the painting I am on the right wearing the bright purple Lacoste shirt. On the left stands my brother, Reginald younger than me by five years. The shirt he wears actually was a teal and white striped Oxford c

    John C. Gaither
  • About "Itzhak Sankowsky : Untitled"

    Hello, Itzhak Sankowsky and his wife Sue were our neighbors directly across the street on Upland Road in Merion, PA, which is just outside the city of Philadelphia. This was about 1983 to 1990. He was a delightful man, always with a sparkle in his eyes and smile on his lips. Sue was a bright and lo

    Hal Rubin
  • About "Gilbert Lewis : Untitled (Woman with brown and gold striped blouse)"

    I am fascinated with the Elder portraits Gilbert did of patients in the nursing home that he worked. This is portrait is particularly beautiful and sensitive. The look is so perfect. The body is present but it may appear the mind may be elsewhere or at least heavy in thought. Thank you for you for

    Thom Duffy
  • About "Walter Erlebacher"

    In the early 1980's, I studied Anatomy with Walter. lt was an intimate, lecture-and-do format, with a live model. There were only eight students. He had his own ideas about how Anatomy should be taught, and he devised the course accordingly--like our own School of Athens. We were all spellbound to

    Thomas Hayes
  • About "Walter Erlebacher"

    In the early 1980's, I studied Anatomy with Walter. lt was an intimate, lecture-and-do format, with a live model. There were only eight students. He had his own ideas about how Anatomy should be taught, and he devised the course accordingly--like our own School of Athens. We were all spellbound to

    Thomas Hayes
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