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#DrawFor: the new charity helping artists and key workers

#DrawFor: the new charity helping artists and key workers

Spun out of the coronavirus pandemic, DrawFor is a new non-profit organisation that’s giving back to NHS key workers through artist donations, and anyone can get involved. Do you fancy yourself as a bit of an up-and-coming artist? Have some work you’d like to share on social media? Would you also like to help the NHS in the process? If you’ve answered yes to all my tedious questions, then DrawFor...

By London, UK
Art Basel is going digital

Art Basel is going digital

In the wake of postponed events due to Covid-19, the internationally renowned art platform will display over 4,000 pieces of art in virtual viewing rooms this summer. As industries continue to take precautionary action against the spread of Coronavirus, art fairs with international clienteles have been forced to postpone - and in some cases, cancel - their annual events. Art Basel, a leading global platform connecting galleries, collectors, and artists,...

By London, UK
Banksy transforms his bathroom into rat art piece

Banksy transforms his bathroom into rat art piece

It might not be in his usual street art context, but Banksy’s still making new pieces, this time in his house amidst the coronavirus lockdown. We’re on week five of lockdown now? I think? All this time being confined to your own home can stifle your creativity – though Banksy has proven you can find inspiration even in the most unlikely of places. Last Friday he posted a fresh work...

By London, UK
Historic England launches isolation photography project

Historic England launches isolation photography project

People across the UK are being asked to share images of what everyday life is like in lockdown to 'record history' for future generations. Historic England is encouraging the British public to contribute to a national collection of images in what’s being referred to as ‘a unique time capsule for the future.’ Aiming to show coming generations what everyday life has been like since lockdown began and how people are...

By London, UK