Fernand Leger

“Artists in Exile”, Peggy Guggenheim’s apartment, New York, 1942. Most emigres found their way to New York City where Peggy Guggenheim exhibited their work at the “Art of this Century” gallery, which she opened in 1942. This photograph was taken during a gathering of these artists at her New York apartment. (left to right, front row: Stanley William Hayter, Leonara Carrington, Frederick Kiesler, Kurt Seligmann. Second Row: Max Ernst, Amedee Ozenfant, Andre Breton, Fernand Leger, Berenice Abbott. Third Row: Jimmy Ernst, Peggy Guggenheim, John Ferren, Marcel Duchamp, Piet Mondrian).