Guggenheim’s Venice Lawsuit Ruled in Favor of Museum

July 3rd, 2014

Peggy Guggenheim Palazzo Venier dei Leoni via New York TimesThe court case between relatives of Peggy Guggenheim and the Guggenheim Foundation has been decided in favor of the museum.  The ruling was issued in a Paris courtroom this week, giving the museum free reign to show art as it deems fitting at the collector’s Venice palazzo.  “The Foundation is proud to have faithfully carried out the wishes of Peggy Guggenheim for more than thirty years by preserving her collection intact in the Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, restoring and maintaining the Palazzo as a public museum and contributing to the knowledge of modern and contemporary art in Italy,” the Guggenheim said in a statement.

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