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The Collectors: Peggy Guggenheim’s 20th century masterpieces

The Collectors: Peggy Guggenheim's 20th century masterpieces

Philip Rylands, Director of the Peggy Guggenheim Museum in Venice, explains how this collector of 20th century masterpieces began her great passion – and shares his personal favourites Hear the name ‘Hearst’, you think ‘Newspapers’; ‘Hitchcock’ – movies. And with art one name immediately speaks volumes: ‘Guggenheim’. Born of a family of philanthropists, Solomon Guggenheim [...]