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Peggy Guggenheim: A Life of Collecting

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Socialite, muse, gallerist, lover: Peggy Guggenheim had the sort of glamorous and glittering life that has inspired countless novels and films. Friends with the leading cultural figures of her day, she was photographed by Man Ray and Andre Kertesz, took advice from Marcel Duchamp and married - among others - Max Ernst. But who was the real Peggy Guggenheim? And how did she come to amass one of the most important modern art collections in the world?