As countries around the world enter lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, street artists everywhere are responding, bringing a dose of humor—and urgent messaging—to a weary public.
In Miami, Jules Muck painted a cautionary mural of Anna Nicole Smith in a face mask just a few blocks from where the Playboy model died. But in an email to Artnet News, Muck stressed that now was not the time for selfishness.
“The hoarding and excessive fear-mongering that came with the pandemic [feel] self-serving and greedy,” she said.
Other artists around the world made references to everything from Gollum from The Lord of the Rings to Uncle Sam and The Simpsons. There was even a nod to the unfortunately named Corona beer.
Because your time outdoors may be limited these days, we’ve gathered a selection of the very best street art and graffiti from around the world for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own living room.
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