The Collector Documentary DVD
This HBO documentary follows Dr. Albert C. Barnes from his humble Philadelphia beginnings to his breakthrough medical discovery, and onto his whirlwind collecting of art and the formation of his legendary educational foundation. Narrated by John Lithgow, this film explores the reasons behind Barnes's "experiment in education," his progressive beliefs as an industrialist and educator, and the radical introduction of modern art to his American audience. Discover the many ways in which the personality of Dr. Barnes continues to shape the mission and philosophy of the Barnes Foundation, and encounter a collection like no other.
DVD documentary in English, approx. 53 minutes.