Michael Albert artwork


Free Library of Philadelphia: Children's Literature Research Collection
Call Number
Albert, Michael, 1966-
Michael Albert artwork
1.5 Linear feet
This collection contains artwork by pop artist Michael Albert during his visit to the Free Library of Philadelphia's Central Children's Department in 2010.
Cite as
[Description and date of item], [Location and folder number], Michael Albert Artwork, 2010, Free Library of Philadelphia, Children's Literature Research Collection.

Michael Albert received his BPA in Business from New York University in 1988. His works range from pen and ink to mosaic collages using images and text from convenience food packaging and cereal boxes. After the release of his autobiography An Artist's America (Henry Holt) in 2018, Albert developed the "Modern Pop Art Experience," a traveling Pop Art enrichment program and collage workshop. The "Modern Pop Art Experience" has traveled to over 1,000 schools, libraries, museums, art festivals and special events in both North American and Europe. Albert's workshop is billed as a multi-generational program designed for school-age children, teens, adults.

Information for this note came from:

Michael Albert, Online Portfolio, http://www.michaelalbert.com/, accessed: 2017 June 20

This collection contains two pieces of original artwork created by Michael Albert. Pieces were made at the Free Library of Philadelphia's Parkway Central Library in 2010.

The pieces in this collection are arranged in the order they were accessioned into the Free Library's Digital Repository.

Publication Information:

Free Library of Philadelphia: Children's Literature Research Collection

Finding Aid Author:

Finding aid prepared by Cory Kram (2017); updated by Christopher Biss-Brown (2024)

Access Restrictions:

This collection is open to researchers by appointment. Please contact the Curator for information on access.

Use Restrictions:

The right of access to material does not imply the right of publication. Permission for reprinting, reproduction, or extensive quotation from the rare books, manuscripts, prints, or drawings must be obtained through written application, stating the use to be made of the material. The reader bears the responsibility for any possible infringement of copyright laws in the publication of such material. A reproduction fee will be charged if the material is to be reproduced in a commercial publication.

Some of the materials in this collection may be too fragile for use without the Curator's supervision.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Unless otherwise noted, the items in this Collection are gifts of Michael Albert, 2010

Corporate Name(s)
  • Free Library of Philadelphia
  • Collage, American--21st century
  • Collage
  • Pop art--United States--21st century
  • Pop art
  • Art
  • Artists
  • Illustrated children's books--21st century
  Date Map-case Drawer Folder
Creations from the Modern Pop Art Experience, Parkway Central Library (2010)
Untitled [Free Library of Philadelphia - Skull] 2010 2
Untitled [Free Library of Philadelphia] 2010 2

Table of Contents

Expand All | Collapse All


Children's Department:
Ground Floor, Central Library

Hours of Operation

Weekdays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Call to arrange visits on evenings or weekends.


Phone: 215-686-5382
Email: CLRC@freeLibrary.org

About Finding Aids