Coronavirus-inspired murals from around the world

Updated: 20 September, 2020 08:42 IST | Sunny Rodricks
  • Coronavirus Graffiti, Corona Warriors Graffiti, Coronavirus Outbreak, COVID-19 Impact

    A person looks at a mural made by street artist Lapo Fatai next to the Auxological San Luca hospital in honor of medical workers in Milan during Italy's nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the COVID-19.

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  • Coronavirus Graffiti, Corona Warriors Graffiti, Coronavirus Outbreak, COVID-19 Impact

    Brazilian mural artist Eduardo Kobra works on his recent work "Coexistence" - which shows children wearing face masks due to the coronavirus epidemic, bearing symbols of different religions - Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism and Hinduism - in Itu, some 100 km from Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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  • Coronavirus Graffiti, Corona Warriors Graffiti, Coronavirus Outbreak, COVID-19 Impact

    A mural painting by graffiti artist Eme Freethinker features likenesses of US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping wearing face masks, in Berlin.

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  • Coronavirus Graffiti, Corona Warriors Graffiti, Coronavirus Outbreak, COVID-19 Impact

    A youth, wearing a protective mask, walks past a mural reading "We are tired" in Lebanese northern city of Tripoli.

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  • Coronavirus Graffiti, Corona Warriors Graffiti, Coronavirus Outbreak, COVID-19 Impact

    A man speaking on his mobile phone wearing a face mask and disposable gloves as a preventive measure to combat the spread of COVID-19, in Bogota.

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  • Coronavirus Graffiti, Corona Warriors Graffiti, Coronavirus Outbreak, COVID-19 Impact

    A Moroccan artist works on a mural thanking essential workers amid the outbreak of the coronavirus, in the city of Sale north of the capital.

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  • Coronavirus Graffiti, Corona Warriors Graffiti, Coronavirus Outbreak, COVID-19 Impact

    A boy rides his bicycle beside his father as they walk past a COVID-19 graffiti in Barcelona.

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  • Coronavirus Graffiti, Corona Warriors Graffiti, Coronavirus Outbreak, COVID-19 Impact

    A man wearing a face mask walks past a graffiti in Marseille, Southern France.

    8/21
  • Coronavirus Graffiti, Corona Warriors Graffiti, Coronavirus Outbreak, COVID-19 Impact

    Two woman stand in front of a mural by artist @Dister, picturing first responders with masks on and a Thank You message, in the Harlem neighbourhood of Manhattan in New York City.

    9/21
  • Coronavirus Graffiti, Corona Warriors Graffiti, Coronavirus Outbreak, COVID-19 Impact

    A girl looks at a mural by artist Rachel List paying tribute to NHS staff battling the COVID-19 outbreak, in Pontefract, northern England.

    10/21
  • Coronavirus Graffiti, Corona Warriors Graffiti, Coronavirus Outbreak, COVID-19 Impact

    Syrian artist Aziz al-Asmar and his assistant Bachar Hamdoun paint a mural depicting the situation of displaced Syrians in camps amid the COVID-19 pandemic, in the town of Binnish in Syria's northwestern Idlib province.

    11/21
  • Coronavirus Graffiti, Corona Warriors Graffiti, Coronavirus Outbreak, COVID-19 Impact

    Two women with strollers walk past a graffiti of artist Kai 'Uzey' Wohlgemuth of a nurse with face mask as Superwoman and it reads "For the real Heroes" at a wall in Hamm, Western Germany.

    12/21
  • Coronavirus Graffiti, Corona Warriors Graffiti, Coronavirus Outbreak, COVID-19 Impact

    A person walks past a poster by artist Régis Léger/Dugudus thanking the healthcare personnel, shopkeepers, the French national security, the post office staff members and farmers in Paris.

    13/21
  • Coronavirus Graffiti, Corona Warriors Graffiti, Coronavirus Outbreak, COVID-19 Impact

    A motorist rides past a graffiti painted on a road in Chennai to raise awareness about the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • Coronavirus Graffiti, Corona Warriors Graffiti, Coronavirus Outbreak, COVID-19 Impact

    A graffiti depicting the importance of face masks, as part of a COVID-19 awareness-raising campaign, is pictured with the Arabic hashtag "Stay aware" on a wall in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, Sudan.

    15/21
  • Coronavirus Graffiti, Corona Warriors Graffiti, Coronavirus Outbreak, COVID-19 Impact

    A pedestrian wearing a face mask walks past a mural addressing the current coronavirus situation by artist HIJACK depicting a couple armed with hand sanitizer, rolls of toilet paper and a vacuum cleaner, in Los Angeles.

    16/21
  • Coronavirus Graffiti, Corona Warriors Graffiti, Coronavirus Outbreak, COVID-19 Impact, Bengaluru wall graffiti

    An artist drew fantastical graffiti on the walls of Bengaluru city in an attempt to highlight the importance of wearing masks.

    17/21
  • Coronavirus Graffiti, Corona Warriors Graffiti, Coronavirus Outbreak, COVID-19 Impact, Bengaluru wall graffiti

    A Bengaluru artist drew face masks on the iconic on-screen couple, Jack and Rose, in an attempt to highlight the importance of wearing masks.

    18/21
  • Coronavirus Graffiti, Corona Warriors Graffiti, Coronavirus Outbreak, COVID-19 Impact, Bengaluru wall graffiti

    Wearing masks is the new revolution! A Bengaluru artist's attempt to highlight the importance of wearing masks.

    19/21
  • Coronavirus Graffiti, Corona Warriors Graffiti, Coronavirus Outbreak, COVID-19 Impact, Noida wall graffiti

    A motorist drives past coronavirus-themed murals painted on pillars of a flyover in Noida.

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  • Coronavirus Graffiti, Corona Warriors Graffiti, Coronavirus Outbreak, COVID-19 Impact, Noida wall graffiti

    A tractor drives past a mural representing frontline warriors of coronavirus painted on a pillar of a flyover in Noida.

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About The Gallery

At a time when the art musuems, galleries and studios have been closed all over the world due the coronavirus, graffiti paintings and murals has become popular. Artists from across the globe are creating graffitis to spread inspiring messages to lift the spirits of people. Artists from Bengaluru and Noida have also extended there contribution to this new international phenomenon. (Pic/AFP, ANI)

First Published: 03 May, 2020 10:25 IST