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Growing up Guggenheim : a personal history of a family enterprise

Author: Peter Orman Lawson-Johnston; Josiah Bunting
Publisher: Wilmington, Del. : ISI Books, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Growing Up Guggenheim, Peter Lawson-Johnston - a Guggenheim himself and the board president who oversaw the transformation of the renowned museum from a local New York institution to a global art venture - shares a personal memoir that includes intimate portraits of the five people principally responsible for the entire Guggenheim art legacy." "In addition to first-hand biographical accounts of his grandfather  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: Guggenheim family.; Peter Orman Lawson-Johnston; Guggenheim family.; Peter Orman Lawson-Johnston; Guggenheim, Familie.; Guggenheim (famille); Guggenheim (famille); Guggenheim (Familie)
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Orman Lawson-Johnston; Josiah Bunting
ISBN: 1932236570 9781932236576
OCLC Number: 60689399
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 152 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Peter Lawson-Johnston ; foreword by Josiah Bunting III.
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