Ugly Christmas Sweater Face Masks!

ugly christmas sweater face masks

It’s beginning to look a lot like a Covid Christmas. With US cases rising dramatically in a third wave, we aren’t yet able to gather round the yule log or sing Christmas carols, for fear of breathing on one another. Instead along with mittens, earmuffs and other winter wear, we will be donning face masks. So here are a few that ought to get you – or those looking at you- into the holiday spirit. Read more

An Art Collection For Your Face. MOCA Artist-Designed Face Masks.

moca artist designed face masks

MOCA, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, has launched a collection of nine limited-production, Artist-Designed Face Masks (and one of their own) whose proceeds directly support the museum. Read more

Limited Edition Kavi Gupta ✕ Jeffrey Gibson Face Masks

Limited Edition Kavi Gupta ✕ Jeffrey Gibson Face Masks

Kavi Gupta Editions together with artist Jeffrey Gibson have launched a Covid-19 Mask Project which features stunning limited artist’s editions of handmade, cotton face masks by Gibson. 100% of the proceeds from these colorful one-of-a-kind masks will be split between the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians and the NDN Collective. Read more

Banksy’s London Underground Coronavirus Art Removed by Officials

bansky 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.” Read more

Promoting Mask-Wearing With Art by 18 Talented Artists

promoting mask wearing with art

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. Read more

Which Of These Five Ads Would Get You To Wear A Mask?

Wear A Mask New York Ad Contest Finalists

Who needs an ad agency? Over the past two weeks Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state of New York solicited more than 600 submissions from across the state as part of their “Wear a Mask New York Ad Contest.” They’ve now narrowed it down to five finalists and it’s your last chance to weigh-in with an online vote before the winner is announced on May 26th. Read more

Artisan Face Masks by Anne Sophie Cochevelou

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During the coronavirus pandemic lockdown, London-based costume and jewelry designer Anne Sophie Cochevelou and photographer Anthony Lycett decided to collaborate a project focusing on face masks given their importance at this particular time. Together the two have turned the protective accessory into wearable art. Read more

The CDC Guidelines to Facial Hair for Face Masks.

CDC guidelines to facial hair for face masks
Regardless of the debate as to whether or not wearing a face mask is an effective measure to helping stop the spread of the Coronavirus, it is a recommendation from the CDC and most state officials that one be worn when out in public during this pandemic. As some men may have already figured out, facial hair can pose a challenge when it comes to wearing a face mask with a filter. Read more