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Major Changes are Afoot at the Corcoran

by Corinna Kirsch on April 4, 2013
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The Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art and Design is partnering with the University of Maryland and the National Gallery of Art. Details remain sparse, but the two separate arrangements are said to provide “significant cost savings” for the museum and school.

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Herbert Vogel, New York’s Most Loved Art Collector, Dies, Aged 89

by Leighann Morris on July 24, 2012
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Unique collector Herbert Vogel died Sunday at the age of 89 from natural causes. The most unlikely of collectors, Vogel and his wife Dorothy began their collection in the early 60s, while Herbert was a clerk for the United States Postal Service (which he remained until his retirement), and Dorothy worked at Brooklyn Public Library. With a modest combined income, the couple lived in a one-bedroom apartment in New York, surrounded by their collection of over 5,000 art works.

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