HERB & DOROTHY 50X50

ArcLight La Jolla

Monday, September 23, 2013

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

On Screen: 4:30pm or 7:30pm (You Pick!)

ArcLight La Jolla (Auditoriums 4 & 5)

Cinema Chat and Introduction begins 15 minutes prior to screenings

Discussion follows screenings

HERB & DOROTHY 50X50

Developed as the follow-up film to Megumi Sasaki's award-winning documentary HERB & DOROTHY (2008) that moved millions of art-lovers worldwide, HERB & DOROTHY 50X50 captures the last chapter of the Vogel's extraordinary life and their gift to the nation, raising various questions on art, and what it takes to support art in today's society.

In 2008, legendary art collectors Herb and Dorothy Vogel made an announcement that stunned the art world. Known and loved as a retired postal worker (Herb) and librarian (Dorothy) who built a world-class art collection on their humble salaries, the Vogels launched a national gift project with the National Gallery of Art (NGA) in Washington DC that would constitute one of the largest gifts in the history of American art: to give a total of 2,500 artworks to museums in all fifty states.

Running Time: 87 Minutes. Not Rated.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT TAKES PLACE ON A MONDAY.

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