"It’s What You Do With What You View”: Selections from the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

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Exhibition: "It’s What You Do With What You View”: Selections from the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

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Zuckert Seminar Room
A selection from the recent gift of 320 works of art from the celebrated collection of Dorothy and Herbert Vogel.

Works

"Small White Waterfall with Pink Splashes," 1995, by Pat Steir, oil on canvas.
"Untitled," 1995, oil and polymer resin on canvas by Julian Schnabel.
"Untitled," 1992, oil and pastel, by Michael Goldberg
"Summer," 1999, oil on canvas, by Pat Steir

About

Early in 2014 the Bowdoin College Museum of Art received a gift of 320 works of art from the celebrated collection of Dorothy and Herbert Vogel. This summer that extraordinary gift will be highlighted in an exhibition featuring selections from the donation, including work by iconic artists representing the evolving history of minimal, post-minimal, and conceptual art practice.

PROGRAMMING

Film screening
July 24, 2014 | 7:00 PM |Beam Classroom, Bowdoin College
Herb & Dorothy (2008), by Megumi Sasaki
Herb and Dorothy Vogel redefine what it means to be art collectors in this award-winning film.


Film Screening and Discussion
September 4, 2014 | 4:30 PM | Kresge Auditorium, Visual Arts Center
Herb & Dorothy 50x50, 2013, by Megumi Sasaki
Developed as the follow-up film to Megumi Sasaki’s award-winning documentary Herb & Dorothy (2008) that moved millions of art-lovers worldwide, Herb & Dorothy 50X50 captures the last chapter of the Vogel’s extraordinary life and their gift to the nation, raising various questions on art, and what it takes to support art in today’s society.
Followed by a discussion with Megumi Sasaki and Dorothy Vogel.  RSVPs are requested, but not required.  You may RSVP here.


Reception for Dorothy Vogel and Megumi Sasaki
September 4, 2014 | 6:30 PM |Bowdoin College Museum of Art