Dorothy and Herbert Vogel papers, 1960-1990

Vogel, Dorothy, b. 1935
Collector, Librarian
Active in New York, N.Y.

Vogel, Herbert
Collector
Active in New York,N.Y.

Collection size: 43.6 linear feet

Collection Summary: Files on artists, art critics, historians, writers, collectors, dealers, and museums, subject files, correspondence, business records, relating to the art collection kept by Dorothy and Herbert Vogel.

Files on artists contain printed material and some correspondence. Artists include Carl Andre, Stephen Antonakos, Richard Artschwager, Alice Aycock, Will Barnet, Mel Bochner, Andre Cadere, Ann Chernow, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Claudia DeMonte, Richard Francisco, Dan Graham, Jan Groth, Jene Highstein, On Kawara, Sol Lewitt, Sylvia and Robert Mangold, Lucio Pozzi, Edda Renouf, Robert Ryman, Lori Taschler, Richard Tuttle, and Lynn Umlauf among others.

REEL 2435: Three notebooks containing clippings, articles, press releases, exhibition catalogs, announcements.

Biographical/Historical Note: Dorothy (1935- ) and Herbert Vogel are contemporary art collectors in New York, N.Y. Dorothy was a librarian and Herbert was a postal clerk in New York. The couple, working out their modest one bedroom apartment in New York, bought and collected contemporary art for over 45 years, resulting in an extensive art collection.

Donated 1980 through 2009 by Dorothy and Herbert Vogel, except for three notebooks which were lent for microfilming.

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