Collezione Peggy Guggenheim
The most important museum in Italy for European and American art of the twentieth century is also suitable for children!
The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is the most important museum in Italy for European and American art of the twentieth century created by the American Peggy Guggenheim (1898-1979), who acquired most of his works between 1938 and 1947, in Europe and New York, thanks to the advice of friends, artists and art critics. The Peggy Guggenheim Collection, which includes masterpieces of Cubism, Futurism, European abstraction, Surrealism and American Abstract Expressionism, with works by, among others, Picasso, Pollock, Kandinsky, Miró, de Chirico, Dali, located in Venice, at Palazzo Venier dei Leoni on the Grand Canal, in what was the home of the American patron. It opened in 1980, as well as presenting the personal collection of Peggy Guggenheim, the museum houses the masterpieces of the collection Hannelore B. and Rudolph B. Schulhof, the Gianni Mattioli Collection, the Nasher Sculpture Garden and organizes important temporary exhibitions. The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is owned by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation which also operates the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, and is a partner of the Basque Country in the programming of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.