The artists painting front-line workers for free
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Coronavirus: Artist Tom Croft paints NHS key worker portraits for free

It started off as an online post and now has lead to artists giving away free portraits to front-line workers around the world.

Artist Tom Croft offered to paint a key worker's portrait in a post on Instagram. Having completed his painting of A&E nurse Harriet Durkin, he has now introduced 500 artists to their subjects, who work on the front line in the fight against coronavirus.

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Reporting: Will Gompertz

Editing: Alex Stanger

  • 26 Apr 2020
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