Dorothy and Herbert Vogel http://wrti.org en Mount Everest Explorer Conrad Anker--Art Collectors Dorothy & Herbert Vogel--Jazz's Jimmy Heath http://wrti.org/post/mount-everest-explorer-conrad-anker-art-collectors-dorothy-herbert-vogel-jazzs-jimmy-heath <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Conrad Anker. His 2007 expedition to Mt. Everest to retrace the steps of the 1920s British explorer George Mallory is the subject of a newly released documentary film from National Geographic, which opened at the Franklin Institute on August 6, 2010.</p> <p>Susan Lewis considers art collectors Dorothy and Herbert Vogel and their gifts of 50 works to a museum in each of the 50 states, as well as related exhibitions at the Delaware Art Museum and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.</p> <p>We listen back to Jim Cotter's interview with Jazz legend Jimmy Heath. Temple University Press published his autobiography <i>I Walked with Giants</i> in January 2010.</p> Sat, 07 Aug 2010 13:41:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis 2396 at http://wrti.org Mount Everest Explorer Conrad Anker--Art Collectors Dorothy & Herbert Vogel--Jazz's Jimmy Heath 'The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection at PAFA and the Delaware Art Museum http://wrti.org/post/dorothy-and-herbert-vogel-collection-pafa-and-delaware-art-museum <p>Since the early '60s, New Yorkers Dorothy and Herb Vogel have acquired a massive collection of contemporary art, using his income as a postal worker, while living on her income as a librarian. The couple has now given away 2,500 works - 50 works to a museum in each state. WRTI's Susan Lewis talks to the Vogels, and considers their gift to the nation.</p> Tue, 13 Jul 2010 00:34:32 +0000 Susan Lewis 3341 at http://wrti.org 'The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection at PAFA and the Delaware Art Museum The 50 Gifts of Art Collectors Dorothy & Herbert Vogel--The Perfect Square--Composer Maurice Wright http://wrti.org/post/50-gifts-art-collectors-dorothy-herbert-vogel-perfect-square-composer-maurice-wright <p>Susan Lewis considers art collectors Dorothy and Herbert Vogel and their gifts of 50 works to museums in each of the 50 states. Susan also looks at related exhibitions at the Delaware Art Museum and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.</p> <p>Jim Cotter speaks with author Nancy M. Heinzen. Her history of Rittenhouse Square, <i>The Perfect Square</i>, was published by Temple University Press.</p> <p>The Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns profiles Philadelphia-based composer Maurice Wright.</p> Wed, 23 Jun 2010 19:44:00 +0000 Susan Lewis, Jim Cotter & David Patrick Stearns 2369 at http://wrti.org The 50 Gifts of Art Collectors Dorothy & Herbert Vogel--The Perfect Square--Composer Maurice Wright