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Peggy Guggenheim: The Shock of the Modern

History knows Peggy Guggenheim (1898-1979) primarily as a generous arts patron who amassed one of the greatest collections of 20th Century Art, now housed in her former palazzo residence on the Grand Canal in Venice. However, until she was almost forty, Peggy was someone with no clear plans, an insecure woman who hated her looks and was still in search …

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