“Strength”: Street Artist Painted 3 Murals On A Local Hospital As A Tribute To Spain’s Health Workers

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Pejac (previously), real name Silvestre Santiago, is a Spanish painter and street artist whose works include outdoor murals, often utilising trompe-l’œil techniques. Santiago was born in Santander, Cantabria, Spain in 1977. He studied fine art, first at Salamanca, then Barcelona, and finally at Accademia di Belle Arti di Milano “Brera”. He worked at Norway’s NuArt Festival in 2015. The same year, he painted site-specific works in Hong Kong and Tokyo. He has also worked in the Husn refugee camp in Amman, Jordan, creating silhouette images by scraping paint off old walls. As of 2014, he was again living in Santander. Continue reading »

Strteet Artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada Honors Doctor Killed By COVID-19

The Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, located in one of the most affected neighborhoods of New York’s Queens City, was the spot where artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada chose to create a large-scale mural. The later pays homage to Dr. Ydelfonso Decoo, who was part of the SOMOS Attention Network Community and died for Covid-19. Continue reading »

This Art Collective Creates Concepts That Have Emerged From The Coronavirus Pandemic

The Coronavirus is changing our relation to each other and affecting our perception of reality. This virus is very democratic: it spreads over the borders, has no preference for gender, social, cultural, or economic status. Continue reading »

Iranian Artist Shows The Harsh Reality Of Doctors During Coronavirus Outbreak

Nobody expected 2020 to be like this. All media channels encouraging people to stay at home. All theaters, cinemas, gyms, and museums being closed. All hospitals around the world filled with people, some even unable to help others. It seems like everything has stopped in the great pandemic of the 21st century—coronavirus. One artist decided to show us how to adapt to these uneasy and extreme times. Continue reading »

City Of Shenzhen Honors Medical Heroes Who Have Returned Home From The Front Line


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The facades of the most important buildings in Shenzhen (Guangdong Province, Southern China) featured portraits of the heroes, members of the medical teams involved in the fight against the epidemic in Hubei Province. Continue reading »

On The Front Line: Chinese Artists Pay Tribute To Medics In The Fight With Coronavirus Outbrake

Chinese artists created a sort of amazing illustrations to pay tribute to medical staff fighting the coronavirus. A lot of them are dedicated to Dr. Li Wenliang, the Wuhan ophthalmologist who warned of the coronavirus outbreak and who died from its effects in early February. Continue reading »