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Banksy’s London Underground Coronavirus Art Removed by Officials

Banksy London Underground Coronavirus Art. Just yesterday elusive artist Banksy uploaded a video of himself (shown later in this post), dressed as a member of the London Underground’s cleanup crew, spraying graffiti on the interior of the public transportation where wearing face masks has been a requirement since June 15. The street artist decorated the interior of the carriage with a message meant to encourage people to wear face masks to prevent the spread and contraction of Covid-19. Sadly, London officials have already removed the artwork citing that it was in violation of TfL’s “strict anti-graffiti policy.” (more…)

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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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25 of The Best Coronavirus-Inspired Murals From All Over The World

These Coronavirus-Inspired Murals are proof that the Coronavirus Pandemic and the resulting “Stay at Home” orders are not without their upside. The bear population in Yosemite has quadrupled, noise pollution is down, the air in Los Angeles, Paris and Tokyo is cleaner than ever and even the waters, now undisturbed, are clearer. In addition to those temporary benefits, the Covid-19 virus has inspired street artists all over the world to paint. (more…)

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Wedgie: Hand-painted Door Stops Inspired By Pop Culture Icons

Wedgies are hand-painted wooden door stops inspired by the likenesses of well-known musicians, artists and other pop culture icons. Making them even more attractive is the fact that the door stops are made and hand-painted by men and women in Sri Lanka’s rural areas as part of an ethical incentive plan. (more…)

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