Art and Pop Culture References

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Art and Pop Culture References

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Untitled (Orange Ya Glad I'm Not Covid-19)
A small orange on a street pole. The orange reads ‘ORANGE YA GLAD I’M NOT COVID 19’ in white lettering.

Painted in Glastonbury skate park #mulan
This is a graffiti, street art representation of Mulan and Mushu from the Disney movies. You see Mushu putting a face covering/face mask on Mulan. This art was done by johndohart in England at a skate park. The art adorns a skate ramp.

Fight Covid With Soap
The character of Marla Singer from Fight Club is depicted smoking with the phrase "I used to be addicted to soap, but I'm clean now." Also includes a stylized image of soap (similar to the logo for the movie Fight Club) which says "Fight Covid"

Sanitary Mona Lisa
A painting of the Mona Lisa wearing gloves and a mask and carrying hand sanitizer. A striking image utilizing familiar imagery, taking on additional significance in the context of spiking infections in India.

Untitled (I Need Space)
Mixed media painting of an astronaut painted on a stop sign. The helmet reads 'I NEED SPACE.' The left armband reads 'BACK UP' and the right 'SIX FEET.' A small circular sticker on the right side of the astronaut's chest reads 'SPACE FORCE.'

Corona Virus: Hold my Beer
This wheat paste piece depicts a bottle of Corona beer, featuring the text "Corona Virus: Hold My Beer 2020" on the bottle's label.

American Hoarder Story
This piece depicts a roll of toilet paper with the text "American Hoarder Story" across it. The name and font are a reference to the show American Horror Story, creating a pun based on the hoarding of toilet paper that occurred during the beginning…

How the Grinch Stole the Crisis
Image shows a grumpy Grinch, wearing a black suit and Santa hat over a red background, holding a Christmas ornament.

Inside the ornament reads, "Merry Crisis and a Happy New Fear!"

The image is marked, "December, 2020" and a "1" is…

I Love Social Distancing...
A wheatpaste of the character Gollum from the Lord of the Rings. The face has been replaced by an artistically distorted face and one hand holds a can of spray paint. Next to the image is spray painted text which reads "I love social distancing..."

My Covid Cardio
A wheatpaste of an image of Richard Simmons, wearing short exercise shorts and a sleeveless exercise shirt and exercise shoes. His face has been replaced by an artistically distorted face. In one hand he holds a can of spray paint, and the other hand…
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