Karole P.B. Vail, Peggy Guggenheim’s granddaughter is to take over as director of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice.
Peggy Guggenheim was one of the most influential collectors of Modern art in history. She left her art collection and Venice home, as a public foundation securing the legacy of her contribution to the history of art. A bitter lawsuit has now broken out over the collection amassed by the socialite. This will now be heard in a Paris court today. The feud, […]
Relatives of the art collector Peggy Guggenheim, who died in 1979 at the age of 81 are suing the powerful Guggenheim foundation for straying from the spirit of the will which granted them control of her Venetian Palazzo and valuable art collection.The museum located on the Grand Canal in Venice is one of the most […]
First Generation Surrealist Painter Dead Leonora Carrington 6 April 1917 – 25 May 2011 was a British-born Mexican artist, painter, sculptor, writer, alchemist, visionary, and the darling of the 1930s Surrealism movement. Carrington was born during George V’s reign, to Harold Carrington, a textile tycoon, and Mairi Moorhead. They were social climbers and, much to […]