Never mind the Pollocks
By Stuart Jeffries, The Guardian (Hat tip :
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Peggy Guggenheim in Venice
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"One day Pollock, Duchamp and Guggenheim had a row over a canvas she had commissioned for the foyer of her East Side townhouse in New York. At 20ft wide, it proved too big for the allotted space. Duchamp proposed cutting eight inches off one end. Pollock disappeared to get drunk, wandering back later into a party at Guggenheim's apartment and peeing into her fire." ...Source
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