examples of impressive illustration by various artists

Promoting Mask-Wearing With Art by 18 Talented Artists

Although there shouldn’t be any, there’s been a lot of controversy over the wearing of masks as PPE (personal protection equipment) to help protect people from contracting or spreading Covid-19. Despite the recommendations of just about every accredited scientist and medical professional, contentious examples of people who indignantly refuse to wear one are recorded on mobile phones and uploaded to twitter and instagram daily. Maybe some of these stunning examples of activist art promoting the wearing of a mask will help convince the uninformed. (more…)

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Curated Coloring From Milan. Artists Offer Up Line Art For You.

To help make distancing and containment a little less burdensome in these challenging times, Rossella Farinotti and Gianmaria Biancuzzi created the The Milano Art Guide and invited contemporary artists from different generations to contribute to “The Coloring Book” – a collection of line art drawings by tons of artists that can be dowloaded, printed out and colored. (more…)

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Kadir Nelson “Say Their Names” Cover for New Yorker Magazine

If you’re still unaware of the work of talented artist Kadir Nelson, you won’t be for long. For years now, the Los Angeles artist has impressed with his paintings, illustrations, magazine covers and many beautifully illustrated, award-winning children’s books. Now take a look at his powerful newest piece, Say Their Names, created for the cover of the June 22, 2020 issue of The New Yorker Magazine. (more…)

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