Sunday, December 5, 2010

HERB and DOROTHY, passionate art collectors




HERB and DOROTHY
Herb and Dorothy is a heartwarming, intimate portrait of a working-class couple completely obsessed with collecting art.  But not just any art: their taste tends toward the esoteric, and over the past four decades the couple has amassed an unparalleled collection of conceptual and minimalist work.  At last count, their collection included some 4800 pieces, many of which have been donated to the National Gallery of Art.

My mom has been raving about this film and I'm going to watch it for sure. The film can be seen in the Pacific Northwest on Knowledge Network December 7, 2010 at 9pm. Check out this great little clip on YOU TUBE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-RjxaP5Bx4

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