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INDEPENDENT LENS: Herb & Dorothy
INDEPENDENT LENS SEASON 9
Aired:
12/17/2009
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You don’t have to be a Rockefeller to collect art.

 


Herb and Dorothy Vogel in their humble one-bedroom New York apartment

Independent Lens

Herb and Dorothy

Aired Thursday, 12/17 at 9 p.m. on CPTV

Do you have to be a Medici or a Rockefeller to collect art? Not according to Herb and Dorothy Vogel. As the series opener for the 2009/2010 season of PBS’s acclaimed Independent Lens, Megumi Sasaki’s delightful documentary HERB AND DOROTHY tells the extraordinary story of Herb, a high school dropout and postal clerk, and Dorothy, a librarian. Living in a humble, one-bedroom New York apartment, this seemingly ordinary couple turned out to have a keen eye and all-consuming passion for modern art that led them to amass one of the most important contemporary art collections in history.

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