The Bowdoin College Museum of Art has announced its acquisition of 320 works of art from the celebrated collection of Dorothy and Herbert (Herb) Vogel — a gift that will dramatically enhance the Museum’s contemporary art holdings.
Comprising works by nearly 70 artists such as Robert Barry, Lucio Pozzi, Edda Renouf, Julian Schnabel, James Siena, Pat Steir and Richard Tuttle, Dorothy Vogel’s gift to the Museum ranks among the largest contributions of objects from the Vogel Collection since their major gift to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., in 1992.
In addition to works by prominent modern and contemporary artists, the gift includes many works with which the Vogels lived personally for many years — and rare examples of paintings by Dorothy and Herb Vogel themselves. The Vogel Collection gift is among the most significant contributions in the Museum’s more than 200-year history. Read more about the Vogel gift.
The announcement in the press:
AFAnews.com (January 15, 2014)
ArtFix Daily (January 14, 2014)
Inside Higher Ed (January 14, 2014)
MPBN Radio (January 14, 2014)
Portland Press Herald (January 14, 2014)
Bangor Daily News (January 13, 2014)
ArtDaily (January 10, 2014)
ArtInfo (January 10, 2014)
The Boston Globe (January 10, 2014)