In these troubled times where the coronavirus is causing anxiety and depression, art is certainly helping people find solace. And with news about the coronavirus being omnipresent, art is also becoming coronavirus-themed.
Across the world, murals, graffiti, and paintings have emerged that are creating awareness about the pandemic, and paying a tribute to healthcare workers around the world.
Have a look at a few of these from across the world.
Here is one from Poland that pays tribute to Polish medical professionals during the coronavirus pandemic with the words “Not every hero wears a cape” in Warsaw, Poland. The mural is the creation of Na Temat, a progressive new website, which said it was a gesture of thanks to all the doctors, nurses, paramedics and other health care providers who are offering care and saving lives at this difficult time.
This one is from the Indian city of Chennai, where a graffiti has been painted to create awareness about the coronavirus pandemic.
A man photographs a mural of Cardi B that was updated by the artist Colton Valentine to include a face mask to reflect the coronavirus pandemic, in San Antonio.
Here is one from the promenade at Bondi Beach in Sydney, where an emoji is shown wearing a protective mask.
A tribute being paid to the NHS and all the key workers on the gates of the Hope & Anchor pub in Pontefract, Yorkshire.
This one is from Gaza, where Palestinian artists draw a beautiful mural spreading awareness of the benefits of staying home to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Here is one from San Francisco, where a mural reads ‘Stay Home. Life is Beautiful.’
Isn’t art really something that helps us find peace and solace in these tough times? Have you seen any such beautiful art pieces from around the world about the coronavirus? Share the pictures and we’ll put them up!2