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. (more…)

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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. (more…)

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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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