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Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict

Thursday August 06 | 8:15pm
Newport Art Museum Lawn

Rules & Guidelines

picnics encouraged
food trucks on-site
bug spray available
live music
community event

7:00PM - Pre-film live music with Francesca Blanchard
8:15PM (sunset) - Film begins
9:50PM - Post-film discussion with Director Lisa Immordino Vreeland, moderated by Caryn James, a regular contributor to The Wall Street Journal

MORE INFORMATION:
- Suggested donation: $5
- BYO picnic, chairs & blankets (low chairs preferred)
- Bike racks on-site provided by Bike Newport (we highly encourage biking!)
- Food vendors on site with food for purchase: Boru Noodle Bar & Blue Rocks Market
- Rain Venue: Casino Theater, 9 Freebody Street, Newport

“Art Addict never feels a bit like a history lesson” - The Hollywood Reporter

ABOUT THE FILM:
Bouncing between Europe and the United States as often as she would between lovers, Peggy Guggenheim’s life was as swirling as the design of her uncle’s museum, and reads more like fiction than any reality imaginable. Peggy Guggenheim – Art Addict offers a rare look into Guggenheim’s world: blending the abstract, the colorful, the surreal and the salacious, to portray a life that was as complex and unpredictable as the artwork Peggy revered and the artists she pushed forward.

Lisa Immordino Vreeland, whose acclaimed debut feature documentary followed the life of Harper's Bazaar fashion editor Diana Vreeland, turns her lens towards Peggy Guggenheim: a fascinating woman who defined and assembled the premier collection of 20th century modern art. Immordino Vreeland examines how her personal friendships with major masters from every discipline, including Duchamp, Cocteau, Beckett and Rothko, was inseparably interwoven into her duty towards contemporary art.

Run time: 97 minutes
Director(s): Lisa Immordino Vreeland
Producer(s): Stanley Buchthal, David Koh, Dan Braun, Lisa Immordino Vreeland