Ohio: Akron

WHERE: OHIO: Akron Art Museum

WHEN:  Opens Thursday, June 16 through October 16, 2011

TITLE: The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States

BRIEF ABOUT: The remarkable story of Dorothy and Herbert Vogel has become the stuff of lore. He a postal clerk, she a reference librarian at the Brooklyn Public Library, who decided shortly after they married in 1962, to live on Dorothy’s salary and to devote Herb’s to purchasing art. Together they purchased thousands of artworks, cramming their one-bedroom Manhattan apartment floor to ceiling with art.

MORE DETAILS:  Call 330.376.9186 or see www.AkronArtMuseum.org

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