As a 20-something early in my career, art collecting hasn’t been a pursuit I’ve been able to afford … yet. But nothing has inspired me more to collect art (and budget for it) than Herbert and Dorothy Vogel’s story.
Since the Blanton opened The Collecting Impulse: Fifty Works from Dorothy and Herbert Vogel last month, we’ve dedicated a wall in the gallery to project the award-winning 2008 documentary “Herb & Dorothy,” which runs on a loop. And if you’ve visited the museum recently, you’ve probably seen snippets of this film.
On July 19 at 6 p.m., we’re inviting Vogel fans, curious collectors and the public to a special screening of the “Herb & Dorothy” documentary in the Blanton’s large auditorium (comfy seats included) — for free as part of our Third Thursday lineup of activities.
I hope you’ll visit the Blanton soon to see The Collecting Impulse, watch the documentary and feel inspired to start an art collection of your own.
— Samantha Youngblood, the Blanton’s manager of PR and marketing
Here’s the “Herb & Dorothy” trailer:
And here’s a clip from the documentary for all the cat lovers out there:
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