Peggy Guggenheim Museum

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The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is the most prestigious Italian collection dedicated to European and American the first half of 1900. In this museum you will find the works of the most important and fascinating artists of the period: Pollock, de Chirico, Picasso, Kandinsky, Brancusi and Duchamp. Particularly interesting is the Gianni Mattioli Collection, one of the greatest collectors of the twentieth century, distinguished by the greatest artists of Italian Futurism as Sironi, Carrà, Soft, Roses, some paintings by Morandi and a beautiful portrait of Amedeo Clemente Modigliani. The museum is located in the only building incomplete Venice, the Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, bought by the Guggenheim to build the largest museum of modern art of the ’50s. Peggy has spent his life with the sole aim to create a museum that would enhance the work of the avant-garde of the world. His passion was not stopped even after the outbreak of the Second World War during the war, in fact, the Guggenheim has continued to turn to Europe, heedless of the dangers in search of work he intended to include in its prestigious collection. The strong personality of Peggy Guggenheim has allowed its artists to become arguably the most popular American Abstract Expressionism represented. When: daily 10:00 to 18:00. Never: Tuesdays and December 25. How much: Adults € 12, reduced € 7 How: From Piazzale Roma or Train: vaporetto line 2, direction Lido, the Accademia stop, line 1, direction Lido, the Accademia stop or Health. From Piazza San Marco vaporetto line 2 towards P. Rome, the Accademia stop, line 1 towards P. Rome, stop or Health Academy

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