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Herbert Vogel, Trailblazing Contemporary Art Collector, Dies at 89

Vogel and Richard Tuttle. (Courtesy Getty Images)

Herbert Vogel, a U.S. postal clerk who acquired some 5,000 works of contemporary art over the course of about half a century, with his wife Dorothy, building one of America’s most storied and unusual collections of post-1960 art, died yesterday in New York, according to the National Gallery of Art, in Washington, D.C., which holds more than 900 works from their collection. He was 89. Read More