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A visitor, wearing a protective face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus, looks on during the private view of Art Paris at the Grand Palais in Paris, Wednesday Sept. 9, 2020. Fears and restrictions over the coronavirus have caused the cancellation of all of 2020's premiere global art fairs, such as Art Basel, Frieze London, and Art Basel in Miami Beach, stymieing the main commercial artery of the multi-million-dollar industry.But organizers of Art Paris, France's second biggest contemporary art fair, have thrown caution to the wind, and are opening their doors to thousands of visitors from Thursday in the Grand Palais for a four-day show. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

Paris art fair to go ahead despite virus pandemic

Sep. 9, 2020 10:54 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has led to the cancellation of this year's premiere global art fairs since March, stymieing the main commercial artery of the multibillion-dollar industry. But Art Paris, which is France's second-biggest contemporary art fair, is opening its doors to thousands of...

A woman takes in an art exhibit from the backseat of a car as she is driven through a warehouse displaying paintings and photos in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, July 24, 2020, amid the new coronavirus pandemic. Galleries, cinemas, theaters and museums are closed due to the restrictive measures to avoid the spread of COVID-19, but a group of artists and a curator found a way to overcome the restrictions to share their art with the residents of Brazil’s largest city. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

Galleries shut by COVID-19, Brazil has a drive-thru art show

Jul. 24, 2020 7:30 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — With galleries and museums shuttered for the coronavirus pandemic, a Brazilian art gallery owner decided to adapt the culture of drive-in movies to the visual arts and inaugurated a drive-thru exhibition in Sao Paulo. “DriveThru.Art” displays art works on 18 panels measuring...