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ArtAID’s Firefighters Angel Tribute to Lt. Paul E. Geidel

Keith De Cesare, founder and artist of #ArtAID in partnership with #Bravest and Finest created this Angel Tribute to Lt. Paul E. Geidel who was a USAF Korean War combat veteran flying 43 combat missions over North Korea as a gunner on a Douglas B-26 Invader.  Following his military service, Paul joined FDNY in…

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ArtAID Tribute to St. Louis County Officer Blake Snyder

One year ago today: St. Louis County Officer Blake Snyder killed on duty. The 33-year-old officer, Blake Snyder, had four years of service with the St. Louis County Police Department. He leaves behind a wife and a 2-year-old son. Officer Snyder, who served in the Affton Southwest Precinct, and another officer were responding…

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ArtAID’s photo display in the WTC Subway Station

Since the installation of the 1st Ground Zero Memorials on the viewing platforms in 2001, ArtAID has been doing public service artworks serving New York’s September 11th community ever since. As with that work in 2001, and on many subsequent September 11th Anniversaries, the work was not officially sanctioned by the powers that be, we…

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Please support ArtAID

In case you haven’t yet read the sad news below, the NYPD is currently investigating the heartbreaking theft of our 16th Anniversary September 11th project, a series of images on the first Ground Zero Memorials, a retrospective focus of this year’s creative work, stolen overnight along with entire budget for the production, in an act…

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9/11 Truther Threatened Memorial Display Before Art Was Stolen

FINANCIAL DISTRICT NYC— A memorial photography display commemorating the 16th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks was snatched from the World Trade Center subway station after a 9-11 conspiracy theorist insulted and threatened the artwork, according to police. One man, wearing a shirt that said “9/11 Was an Inside Job,” approached Adriana…

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ArtAID 16th Anniversary Tribute to the victims of 9/11

On September 11th, 2017 ArtAID displayed a temporary public art space photography exhibit which documents the first ever Memorial at the Ground Zero honoring the innocent lives lost at the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001.  This project was sponsored by September’s Mission.  The original memorial was installed by ArtAID on the…

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