Visual Arts Program

Sunday, March 23, 1980 at 2:00 P.M.


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Renowned collectors Herbert and Dorothy Vogel, widely known for perceptive art collecting, will show slides on their collection, describe their personal relationships with the artists and basic reasons for collecting contemporary art.

[NOTE: From March Notes, 1980: "Herbert and Dorothy Vogel are prominent New York City art collectors. As art collectors, the Vogels are not in league with the Fricks, Mellons, etc. but they have nonetheless acquired over 800 pieces of the highest quality contemporary art. Herbie Vogel, a retired postal employee and Dorothy, a Brooklyn librarian have for the past twenty years quietly purchased key works of art by: Richard Nonas, Donald Judd, Carl Andre, Sol Lowitt, Ron Gorchov, Marcel Duchamp, Lucas Samaras, Richard Tuttle, Dennis Oppenheim, Christo, and the list goes on.... The Vogels will show slides of their collection and discuss their reasons for collecting. Funds for this series are provided in part by the Bank of New York."]

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Tues.—Fri. 11-6
Sat. 11-2
Sun. & Mon. closed

from Sep. 22, 2017
through Nov. 3, 2017

David Schirm
All The Glad Variety

Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color, Schirm's original point o ...