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News of people loosening their purse strings in an effort to help those affected by coronavirus have been pouring in from the world over.
The art community has now taken it upon themselves to do their bit.
The world’s largest art auction has been launched online to raise money for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Based in London, Art&Co has £1.65 million (Dhs7.4m) worth of artwork displayed on its website, from 33 different artists.
Pieces by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Salvador Dalí and Jeff Koons are up for auction, as well as work by relatively unknown artists.
All the artwork on offer represents pertinent themes such as health, nature and spirituality.
Funds raised will go to six different charities, with their causes ranging from domestic violence to mental health.
“We don’t heal in isolation but within a community,” said Bundeep Singh Rangar, Art&Co founder.
“Art&Co enables finance and insurance companies to support organisations assisting those suffering from the immediate effects of the coronavirus as well as consequential mental health or domestic violence difficulties.”
If you wish to you can view the collection on the Art&Co website and make a bid.
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