In response to coronavirus, Magazzino Italian Art Foundation commissions eight Italian artists to produce new work

Apr 07, 2020 383

BY: GABRIELLA ANGELETI

As artists increasingly face lost income due to cancelled commissions and exhibitions due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the Magazzino Italian Art Foundation in Cold Spring, New York, is asking eight Italian artists to create a work new work that will be unveiled at the end of May.

The idea for the curatorial project was born from “the absolute need to support artists in this difficult time—some didn’t have the option to go home, some are immigrants living in New York and some lost or don’t have access to their studios”, says the director Vittorio Calabrese. “In the end, artists will save us all, and we're highlighting their importance and fragility.”

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