Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict
A behind the scenes look at the story of the art world’s most wildly eccentric patron and collector, Peggy Guggenheim. “Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict” documents the personal and professional highs and lows throughout the bohemian life of a woman who dictated the discourse of early 20th century art. From her move to Paris as a young girl in 1920, where she befriended avant-garde artists such as Constantin Brâncusi and Marcel Duchamp, whom she later had a chance to work closely with after opening her first gallery in London in 1938, to her close personal relationships with artists from Jackson Pollock and Pablo Picasso to Alexander Calder and her soon-to-be husband of four years Max Ernst. Guggenheim’s tumultuous personal life saw tremendous sorrow, from her two short-lived marriages to the death of her young daughter Pegeen, there is no shortage of highs and lows in this remarkable film documenting the wildly colorful life of art maven Peggy Guggenheim.