Everybody talks about the Guggenheim Lab, and the controversy about it. But who really is the family that's behind it?
But why is everyone talking about "The Guggenheim", meaning a museum - and especially now in its controversial "lab" in Berlin . But where it really would have "the Guggenheim's" read: Finally, behind the name of the deep-pocketed U.S. founder of a family dynastic "Dallas" haftem format. They gathered adventurers, exploiters, art collectors and expatriates like Simon Guggenheim, which is the mid-19th Century in Switzerland, was too narrow. As a Jew, he had the choice between two villages in the canton of Aargau - and then moved but rather far away in Philadelphia.
Simon was a merchant and peddler, a borrower wrote about him and his son, karen millen outlet
Meyer, a non-performing silver mine. When they met but on precious metals, the large family was suddenly rich. And powerful: Whenever the threatened loss of money or prestige, the Guggenheims forced their competitors to their knees. 1891, Meyer left his nine sons, the business moved to Florida and discovered a new side of himself: the benefactor.
His multi-million descendants after him emulated. Son Isaac supported hospitals, Murry invested in the child welfare and the Dental Care of New York, son of Simon awarded fellowships to American artists. Only after his grandfather Benjamin was more: He traveled a lot, multiplied the wealth of the company with new ideas and climbed in April 1912 that doomed ship called Titanic, karen millen dresses
which made him immortal as a gentleman. Countless movies have told how Benjamin Guggenheim farewell not only attracted his best suit, but not before helping his lover in a lifeboat.
Another liaison owes the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, this famous worm house in New York. 1928 Solomon met the much younger Baroness Hilla Rebay. karen millen
An artist from Germany who told him Chagall, Klee and Kandinsky. Peggy Guggenheim is less well understood, although both loved modern art - perhaps because Peggy spread her passion for collecting men. Her uncle Solomon at least let go of the realists, in 1937 established a foundation for better understanding of modern art and was a director of his museum, Rebay on Fifth Avenue, whose opening he did not live. But the principle has been received, as you can see now the BMW Guggenheim Lab: Out of sheer passion for one thing you ever lose sight of the pitfalls of reality .