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Guy Stanley Philoche Supports Struggling Artists by Collecting Their Work
Artist Guy Stanley Philoche has spent over $60,000 collecting the works of his fellow global artists to support them during the pandemic.
Philoche's year started out with a stellar, sold-out exhibition of his own work—a success he hoped to celebrate by buying his dream watch. However, the swift onset of the pandemic in New York City interrupted his plans. A New Yorker of 20 years, the artist saw the struggles of his artistic community. One friend in particular lost his job and was stressing over paying bills for his young family. To help his friend, Philoche purchased one of the friend's paintings for his own collection. Philoche told CNN, “It was such a big deal for him at that moment, and that's when I realized if he's panicking like this, other artists are too.”
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