BONUS: Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict (2015)

April 16, 2016

Another truly entertaining documentary you just have to watch if you’re into modern and contemporary art is Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict. It may not be an "artist documentary" per se, but it does deal with a lot of artists of whom this wonderful woman was patron her whole life. Directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland, the film dives into the life of a socialite, art patron, and collector Peggy Guggenheim, the woman who knew everyone who was someone in 20th-century art. The documentary does justice to the rich and eventful life of Peggy Guggenheim, a colorful character and a woman that has been there to witness and help define the world of modern art. The film features numerous interviews with artists such as Marina Abramovic for instance, as well as art critics, historians and audio interviews with Peggy herself.