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  • I only a debt that I can never repay, but also made a promise to myself that, um, everything myself painting I'll buy painting Guy Stanley Follows is a successful New York based painter who decided early in the health crisis to become a patron, throwing his support behind other artists who were struggling after the success of a two day sold out show at Cavalier Gallery Fellow.

  • She wanted to celebrate with the purchase of a $15,000 watch, but then had a better idea.

  • My name is, uh, guy standing fellows, and I'm an artist for New York City.

  • On March 20th of last year, he posted a video on Instagram explaining his new mission.

  • I grabbed my phone and did that shot on Instagram, introducing myself to everybody and say, Hey, I'm an artist from New York City.

  • New York's been really good to me, and I know all my community.

  • I know my artist friends are hurting right now, so I'm looking to buy as much artwork as possible, and I hit send, and that's when I opened Pandora's box.

  • Since then, Filosa spent $70,000 buying over 200 pieces of art from more than 150 artists around the world.

  • The collection, which includes pieces by his former professors and his tattoo artists, is displayed throughout his small studio apartment and in a storage unit.

  • Recently, he has been getting calls from museums around the world who want to host his collection.

  • But his goal is the first.

  • Display it in New York.

  • I think something really cool and really fun and amazing to call some of these artists that I purchased their work who works, never been sold before.

  • I was the first person to buy something from them and be like, Hey, by the way, you know the painting I just bought it's actually going to be hanging in the MoMA.

  • What started as a way to help people afford essentials has now turned into a mission to boost the confidence of artists still trying to break out.

I only a debt that I can never repay, but also made a promise to myself that, um, everything myself painting I'll buy painting Guy Stanley Follows is a successful New York based painter who decided early in the health crisis to become a patron, throwing his support behind other artists who were struggling after the success of a two day sold out show at Cavalier Gallery Fellow.

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New York painter becomes patron, buying 200 pieces of art

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/03/04
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