Artdocs 2018: Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict
ART DOCUMENTARY SERIES – MARCH 2018 PROGRAM
AFG Film Club presents at the Byron’s Art Library (31/184 Moskovyan Str.)
March 3 - 31, 2018
GREAT WOMEN ARTISTS
Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 14:00
PEGGY GUGGENHEIM: ART ADDICT
2015, 96 min, Documentary / Biography, DVD*
Director: Lisa Immordino Vreeland
Stars: Peggy Guggenheim, Marina Abramovic, Dore Ashton
Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict is a feature documentary about the life of art icon Peggy Guggenheim, based on her sole authorized biography. Peggy was an heiress to the Guggenheim family who would become a central figure in the modern art movement. As she moved through the cultural upheaval of the 20th century, she collected not only art, but artists. Her colorful personal history included trysts, affairs and marriages with such figures as Samuel Beckett, Max Ernst, Jackson Pollock, Marcel Duchamp as well as countless others. While fighting through personal tragedy, she maintained her vision to build one of the most important collections of modern art, which is today enshrined in her famous Venetian palazzo. The film is a compendium of the greatest 20th century art mixed with the wild and iconoclastic life of one of the most powerful women in the history of the art world.
Peggy Guggenheim (1898 - 1979)
Peggy Guggenheim was born on August 26, 1898 in New York City, New York, USA as Marguerite Guggenheim. She was an actress, known for Eva (1962) and Sie 67 - Skizzen zu einem Porträit der modernen Frau (1967). She was married to Max Ernst and Peter S. Fischer. She died on December 23, 1979 in Padua, Veneto, Italy.
* DVD donated to the program by Hasmik Tamamyan (Armenia)
** Free Admission. All films are in original language with English subtitles.