The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao is one of the well known landmarks of Spain. Who was Guggenheim?
famous businessman and art collector
famous art teacher and critic
Solomon R. Guggenheim was born into a wealthy mining family. He founded the Yukon Gold Company in Alaska among his other businesses. He retired in 1919 to devote more time to art collecting and in 1937 established a foundation to foster the appreciation of modern art.
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