Out of This Century: Confessions of an Art Addict

Out of This Century: Confessions of an Art Addict

Author Peggy Guggenheim
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Paperback
416 pages
198 x 129mm
Published Jun 2018
ISBN 9780233005522
Book Summary

This is the fascinating autobiography of a society heiress who became the bohemian doyenne of the art world. Written in her own words it is the frank and outspoken story of her life and loves: her stormy relationships with such men as Max Ernst and Jackson Pollock, and her discovery of new artists.

Known as "the mistress of modern art", Peggy Guggenheim was a passionate collector and major patron. She amassed one of the most important collections of early twentieth century European and American art embracing cubism, surrealism and expressionism.

A must read for anyone with an interest in these major-league artists, this seminal period of art history, and the ultimate self-invented woman.

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