South Asian Art Gallery partners with Artsy to launch Online Shows to support Artists impacted by COVID-19
South Asian Art Gallery (SAAG) shall be launching a series of exclusive online shows with its new partnership with Artsy. The proceeds from the show shall go towards supporting emerging artists whose livelihoods have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 epidemic.
Artists around the world are grappling with the financial fallout of the COVID-19 epidemic. With galleries and fairs temporarily closed including many of the service industry jobs that some artists rely on for supplemental income gone - countless artists need financial support now more than ever. In an effort to help artists shoulder some of the massive burden, we are stepping in to provide artists with financial support through a series of online shows.
“South Asian Art Gallery’s partnership with Artsy shall enable us to showcase our artists on the world’s largest art marketplace.” said Santhana Krishnan, Founder, SAAG. “Our goal is to generate $250,000 in 2020 by featuring exclusive shows every three weeks on Artsy’s global platform.”
The first online exclusive show “Art Giving Back | Artists Benefit Show 2020” shall open on June 20th and ends July 4th, 2020. The show The show will feature art by M. F. Husain, K.M. Adimoolam, Manjit Bawa, Thota Vaikuntam, and S. Mark Rathinaraj and the proceeds will support emerging artists. The show can be viewed at www.artsy.net/saag.
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