Behind many mega-collectors you will find a four-legged friend. Introducing a new collecting guide: the Artspace Pet Collector! Because your furry and feathered friends deserve great art, too. Learn more. (Pictured above: Art patron Peggy Guggenheim with her two dogs.)
Peggy Guggenheim, 1926. Marguerite "Peggy" Guggenheim (August 26, 1898 – December 23, 1979) was an American art collector, bohemian and socialite. Born to a wealthy New York City family, she was the daughter of Benjamin Guggenheim, who went down with the Titanic in 1912, and the niece of Solomon R. Guggenheim, who would establish the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. Peggy Guggenheim created a noted art collection in Europe and America primarily between 1938 and 1946.
Marguerite "Peggy" Guggenheim (August 26, 1898 – December 23, 1979) was an art collector, bohemian & socialite. She was the niece of Solomon R. Guggenheim, who established the Guggenheim Foundation. "Well, I'd say that the beginning of this thing came through with Art of This Century, Peggy Guggenheim's, where she opened this gallery and began showing some things that caused a little talk, amongst a lot of other things."---Lee Krasner