The Role of Art During a Pandemic

“Art is how we express, how we feel our anxieties,” said Sally Tallant, the president and executive director of the Queens Museum. “It’s how we can touch on things that are difficult to touch in other ways. You can go to any museum and see thousands of artists trying to process grief. And [after the pandemic] we’re going to feel a collective grief. Art does so much good to people’s mental health.”

Source: Top curators weigh in on role of art during coronavirus, racial reckoning – ABC News

So true.

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