Artist Shows How Classical Paintings Would Look During Quarantine

Spanish artist José Manuel Ballester has created an exploration of the role that people play in classical paintings – by removing them. This unique series, titled “Hidden Spaces” looks pretty unsettling without the people that we know should be there, and it gives us another angle to look at the world during COVID-19 quarantine. Continue reading »

Japanese Youtuber Makes Easy DIY Face Masks That Look Surprisingly Cool

In the days of COVID-19, masks are a must-have. However, retailers are struggling to meet demand as panic buying strikes consumers across Japan. Sharp has begun production but who knows when the average consumer will get them. Even when the wayward store clerk manages to stock the random shipment, they are instantly snatched. Continue reading »

Seeing America In Isolation: American Artist George Ault Showed Us The America He Saw In Shades Of Darknes

George Ault (October 11, 1891 – December 30, 1948) was on the outside but rather than banging on the widows, he withdrew a pace and watched in silence, an artist with what poet Charles Bukowski called “this terrible itch for solitude”. Continue reading »

6 Feet Covers: Duo Artists Re-Designed Iconic Album Covers To Promote Social Distancing

L.A. artists Paco Conde and Beto Fernandez have redesigned a series of album covers to raise awareness about the importance of staying at least 6 feet away from each other, to stop the spread of Coronavirus. Social distancing is the new normal and it will be for a while. 6 feet or 1.8 meters is the distance that experts recommend we keep between each other. Continue reading »

Illustrations Of Pop Culture Characters By EFIX Blend Into Walls And Sidewalks

Thanks to Frencha artist EFIX, it is possible to walk down the street, and to come across, at the bend of a wall, a Pop Culture character who seems to continue on his way or to take a pose, while integrating perfectly into the environment in which he was created. A way of diverting urban elements and transforming them into what the artist sees in them. Continue reading »

Powerful Photos Show Pope Francis Praying Alone In St. Peter’s Square


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In a sign of the times, today Pope Francis delivered a special “Urbi et orbi” blessing from the steps of St. Peter’s Basilica to a completely empty Vatican City. Continue reading »

Italian Photographer Started To Take Photos Of Models Remotely With A Webcam During The Quarantine

Italian photographer Alessio Albi from Perugia started to take photos of models remotely with a web camera, because of quarantine he can no longer work in normal mode. This was noticed on Twitter. Continue reading »

Hundreds Of Museums Around the World Are Sending Each Other Bouquets Of Art Historical Flowers To Spread Love In A Dark Time


A Critic’s Bouquet by Hili Perlson for Berlinde de Bruyckere, 2015. Courtesy of Capitain Petzel, Berlin and Kadel Willborn, Düsseldorf.

Though museums across the country and around the world are closed for the time being, they remain committed to showcasing beautiful works of art, especially those that inspire calm—a trend the Twitterverse recently dubbed #MuseumMomentofZen. But then, yesterday afternoon, a new art museum hashtag began racking up engagement—so much so that it made rank among the day’s most popular trends as a featured Twitter Moment. Continue reading »

Art Against Virus: COVID-19 Posters By Mexifunk

COVID-19 is raging across the U.S. and the globe, but it’s not a war without posters. Well, now we have the posters — Orlando Arocena, known as @mexifunk on Instagram and elsewhere, is designing posters to rally the people to fight the unseen enemy. Continue reading »

Fantastic Photographs Of Native Americans In Ceremonial Masks, 1905-1915

Haschogan (House God) – The Yebichai Hunchback. Photograph shows a Navajo man, half-length, seated, facing front, wearing a ceremonial mask with feathers and with fir or spruce branches forming a wreath around the shoulders.

Edward Curtis’ epic portraits of Native Americans are a joy. And so too are his pictures of North America’s indigenous peoples dressed in ceremonial masks. Continue reading »

Photographer Took His Drone To Capture How People Are Dealing With Quarantine

Accrording to a photographer Adas Vasiliauskas: “I took my drone and photographed people in their homes through their windows and terraces. It’s a 100% zero-human-contact way to see how people are going crazy during quarantine times. Continue reading »

Bored Dog Owners During COVID-19 Social Isolation Are Creating Dogs With Human Hands

Since dog owners now spend so much time inside home with their dogs because of COVID-19 social isolation, they have started to create dog-human hybrids. Continue reading »

Artist Reimagined Famous Paintings To See What They’d Look Like If They Were Painted During The Coronavirus Crisis

Genevieve Blais is a photo-based artist earning great praise for her work involving art historical and theoretical narratives. The artist’s twisted representation of familiar subject matter characterizes her fantasy world. Her captivating yet sinister work draws on themes of sexuality, mortality and symbolism. Continue reading »

Perfect Doormats For COVID-19 Social Isolation


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Doormats are usually used as something to wipe your feet on, but if you really think about it, doormats hold a higher purpose during Coronavirus self-isolation. All of these are available on Etsy and Amazon for safe no-contact delivery. Direct links provided under each picture. Continue reading »

Haunting Colorized Photos Reveal The Devastation Caused By The Spanish Flu Which Killed At Least Fifty-Million

A Kansas hospital during the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918 that still lives large in people’s imaginations.

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These seldom seen photographs, colorized for the first time, graphically depict the scale of the pandemic. The images reveal how doctors and nurses fought to save Spanish Flu sufferers in 1918. They show community centers and sports halls in the US converted into makeshift hospitals for the sick, while cinemas were closed and people wore face masks when they went to the park or took public transport. Continue reading »