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Herb and Dorothy

(DVD - 2009)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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Tells the extraordinary story of a postal clerk and a librarian who managed to build one of the most important contemporary art collections in history with very modest means.
Title: Herb and Dorothy
[videorecording]
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : New Video Group, [2009]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 87 min.) :,sd., col. with b&w sequences ;,4 3/4 in
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Statement of Responsibility: Arthouse Films ; Curiously Bright Entertainment? ; a co-production of Fine Line Media, Inc. and the Independent Television Service ; in association with Muse Film and Television, Inc. ; producer/director, Megumi Sasaki
Notes: Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy
Bonus features: deleted scenes; festival appearances; theatrical premiere; trailers
Videodisc release of a 2008 documentary
Summary: Tells the extraordinary story of a postal clerk and a librarian who managed to build one of the most important contemporary art collections in history with very modest means.
ISBN: 9781422972700
1422972704
Branch Call Number: DVD 708.0092 HERB
Credits: Camera, Axel Baumann ... [et al.] ; editor, Bernadine Colish ; original music, David Majzlin.
System Details: DVD, Dolby digital stereo
Subject Headings: Art, Modern Art Private collections Art Collectors and collecting Vogel, Dorothy Art collections Vogel, Herbert Art collections
Genre/Form: Biographical films
Documentary films
Topical Term: Art, Modern
Art
Art
Publisher No: NNVG210140 New Video
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In the early 1960s a librarian and a postal worker fell in love and married. They loved art and began to collect what they could afford, living on her salary, buying with his. At the time what they bought was modern and conceptual art. It was cheap and many of the artists were starving. Now the a... Read More »


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Sep 27, 2013
  • gribbles rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

What does it mean to be an art collector? To Herb and Dorothy Vogel it means they have to like the art, and it has to fit inside their teeny NYC apartment.

Feb 05, 2013
  • ThelmaPickles rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A wonderful film about the most humble and lovable art collectors - Herb and Dorothy.

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