Peggy Guggenheim Famous Quotes & Sayings

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21 Peggy Guggenheim Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Peggy Guggenheim Sayings By Peggy Guggenheim: My mother's one idea was to sacrifice her life to her children and she had My mother's one idea was to sacrifice her life to her children and she had done nothing else since the death of my father. We wished that she had married again instead. — Peggy Guggenheim
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Peggy Guggenheim Sayings By Peggy Guggenheim: Venice is not only a city of fantasy and freedom. It is also a city Venice is not only a city of fantasy and freedom. It is also a city of joy and pleasure. — Peggy Guggenheim
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Peggy Guggenheim Sayings By Peggy Guggenheim: When the nuns came to be blessed by the Patriarch, who on special holy days, When the nuns came to be blessed by the Patriarch, who on special holy days, went by my house in a motorboat, I detached the phallus of the horseman and hid it in a drawer. I also did this on certain days when I had to receive stuffy visitors, but occasionally I forgot, and when confronted with this phallus found myself in great embarrassment. The only thing to do in such cases was to ignore it. In Venice a legend spread that I had several phalluses of different sizes, like spare parts, which I used on different occasions. — Peggy Guggenheim
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Peggy Guggenheim Sayings By Peggy Guggenheim: I look back on my life with great joy. I think it was a very I look back on my life with great joy. I think it was a very successful life. I always did what I wanted and never cared what anyone thought. Women's lib? I was a liberated woman long before there was a name for it. — Peggy Guggenheim
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Peggy Guggenheim Sayings By Edmund White: Sometimes Peggy herself would sell tickets to her museum, and if tourists asked her if Sometimes Peggy herself would sell tickets to her museum, and if tourists asked her if Mrs. Guggenheim was still alive, she'd assure them she wasn't. — Edmund White
Peggy Guggenheim Sayings By Peggy Guggenheim: My knowledge of art ended at impressionism. My knowledge of art ended at impressionism. — Peggy Guggenheim
Peggy Guggenheim Sayings By Peggy Guggenheim: [On Venice:] Every hour of the day is a miracle of light. In summer with [On Venice:] Every hour of the day is a miracle of light. In summer with daybreak the rising sun produces such a tender magic on the water that it nearly breaks one's heart. — Peggy Guggenheim
Peggy Guggenheim Sayings By Peggy Guggenheim: I was much more interested in literature than I was in art. I just got I was much more interested in literature than I was in art. I just got into art by mistake. — Peggy Guggenheim
Peggy Guggenheim Sayings By Peggy Guggenheim: If anything can rival Venice in its beauty, it must be its reflection at sunset If anything can rival Venice in its beauty, it must be its reflection at sunset in the Grand Canal. — Peggy Guggenheim
Peggy Guggenheim Sayings By Peggy Guggenheim: I thought it would be nice to marry Virgil [Thomson] to have a musical background, I thought it would be nice to marry Virgil [Thomson] to have a musical background, but I never got far with the project. — Peggy Guggenheim
Peggy Guggenheim Sayings By Peggy Guggenheim: To go out in a gondola at night is to reconstruct in one's imagination the To go out in a gondola at night is to reconstruct in one's imagination the true Venice, the Venice of the past alive with romance, elopements, abductions, revenged passions, intrigues, adulteries, denouncements, unaccountable deaths, gambling, lute playing and singing. — Peggy Guggenheim
Peggy Guggenheim Sayings By Peggy Guggenheim: It is always assumed that Venice is the ideal place for a honeymoon. This is It is always assumed that Venice is the ideal place for a honeymoon. This is a grave error. To live in Venice or even to visit it means that you fall in love with the city itself. There is nothing left over in your heart for anyone else. — Peggy Guggenheim
Peggy Guggenheim Sayings By Peggy Guggenheim: Peace was the one thing that Max (Ernst) needed in order to paint, and love Peace was the one thing that Max (Ernst) needed in order to paint, and love was the one thing I needed in order to live. As neither of us gave the other what he most desired, our union was doomed to failure. — Peggy Guggenheim
Peggy Guggenheim Sayings By Lee Krasner: Well, I'd say that the beginning of this thing came through with Art of This Well, I'd say that the beginning of this thing came through with Art of This Century, Peggy Guggenheim's, where she opened this gallery and began showing some things that caused a little talk, amongst a lot of other things. — Lee Krasner
Peggy Guggenheim Sayings By Peggy Guggenheim: [On amassing art for her collection:] My motto was 'Buy a picture a day' and [On amassing art for her collection:] My motto was 'Buy a picture a day' and I lived up to it. — Peggy Guggenheim
Peggy Guggenheim Sayings By Peggy Guggenheim: [When asked how many husbands she had had:] My own, or other people's? [When asked how many husbands she had had:] My own, or other people's? — Peggy Guggenheim
Peggy Guggenheim Sayings By Peggy Guggenheim: I personally always hated Pop art. I personally always hated Pop art. — Peggy Guggenheim
Peggy Guggenheim Sayings By Peggy Guggenheim: Having plenty of time and all the museum's funds at my disposal, I put myself Having plenty of time and all the museum's funds at my disposal, I put myself on a regime to buy one picture a day. — Peggy Guggenheim
Peggy Guggenheim Sayings By Peggy Guggenheim: I don't collect anymore. Everything is so terribly expensive. I don't see anything I like I don't collect anymore. Everything is so terribly expensive. I don't see anything I like anyhow. — Peggy Guggenheim
Peggy Guggenheim Sayings By Peggy Guggenheim: I took advice from none but the best. I listened, how I listened! That's how I took advice from none but the best. I listened, how I listened! That's how I finally became my own expert. — Peggy Guggenheim
Peggy Guggenheim Sayings By Peggy Guggenheim: I wore one of my Tanguy earrings and one made by Calder in order to I wore one of my Tanguy earrings and one made by Calder in order to show my impartiality between Surrealist and Abstract Art. — Peggy Guggenheim