Peggy Guggenheim – in the Center of Art

Modern art exists in the form we know now not only thanks to the talent of artists who have given us their greatest works but thanks to the people, who were in love with art and want to develop, protect and enjoy the art in all its forms. Such people did not create anything themselves – there mission is to collect masterpieces of art and help them live forever. One of the most vivid examples of such collectors is Peggy Guggenheim who has literally raised the modern art on its feet.

Peggy was born in 1898 in the family of an American manufacturer. However, she considered that America was too boring and prim, so, soon after achieving legal age she moved to France. She entered the world of bohemia and got obsessed with art. Her love of art was really close to obsession.

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