São Paulo Curator Creates Drive-Thru Gallery to Show Art During Covid-19

Tickets for the exhibition must be purchased beforehand and are for a specific day and time. Each vehicle can have a maximum of four people.

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With art galleries and museums closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a São Paulo gallery owner decided to create a unique experience for art lovers: a 'drive-thru' art exhibition.

The DriveThru.Art idea was born after gallery owner and curator Luis Maluf saw most of the shops and galleries in his upscale neighborhood closed due to the stay-at-home orders. “It was very distressing seeing all those store windows empty,” Maluf told The Rio Times in a telephone interview.

“I first thought about putting artists’ works in those empty windows but the . . .

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