Spallanzani Hospital Benefit exhibition in Rome

Paulina Bebecka opened PostmastersROMA – the Italian branch of the NYC based Postmasters Gallery – in 2019.

Online and offline benefit exhibition

Since April 22, 2020 PostmastersROMA is presenting an online exhibition with all proceeds benefiting The Lazzaro Spallanzani National Institute for Infectious Diseases in Rome. New works are added daily online of the 38 international artists whose contributions specifically made for this initiative represent the Amabie, a spirit which is believed in Japanese folklore to protect against epidemics. The BBC recently reported on the new Amabie rennaissance on social media.

View into the Postmasters Gallery in Rome during the Spallanzani show, May 2020.

Offline works, also presented online on Instagram for sale to benefit the Lazzaro Spallanzani National Institute for Infectious Diseases in Rome.

Inka Essenhigh ‘a Amabie – The Amabie is a yokai (supernatural) spirit believed to fight epidemics, originated in Japan.

Disclaimer & Links:

All pictures Courtesy of PostmastersROMA

To see the exhibition online, follow PostmastersROMA on Instagram.
If you are interested in the initiative go directly to artsy where the exhibition is presented.