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  • Collection: New Norms and Social Realities

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This street art is a romantic work that shows a couple with their masks pulled down just enough so they can kiss. It is meant to portray that although we need masks to be worn, it does not take away the ability for love.

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From the artist: "We are in an important moment establishing new norms to keep each other safe. Thousands of Wear A Mask stickers were printed and distributed around NY and 10 states to help. Listen to science and wear a dang mask. Small action, big…

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From the artist "We are in an important moment establishing new norms to keep each other safe. Thousands of Wear A Mask stickers were printed and distributed around NY and 10 states to help. Listen to science and wear a dang mask. Small action, big…

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Stickers seen on the back of a street sign

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A simple, repeated stencil reading "I can't wait 2 hug u!"

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A pasteup created by Berlin-based artist duo Various & Gould shows a woman in the process of putting on a mask upon which the bottom half of her face is imprinted.

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A large wheat paste showing an Indigenous person wearing a respirator mask.

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An image of a girl wearing a dress with a Peter Pan color. She wears a face mask and is discarding a pair of gloves in the garbage bin.

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Painting in simple black lines, an image of an "art gallery" with "canvases" hanging on the wall. All of the paintings depict the coronavirus.

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R.I.P. SAMO

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A sticker found in the neighborhood of Exarcheia shows the image of a face mask inscribed with the words "living la covida loca," an apparent play on the title of the 1999 Ricky Martin song "Livin' la vida loca." The background shows a dense pattern…

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The artwork consists of 5 masked babies all bearing masks with different words: Isolation, Selfishness, Longing, Mistrust, Paranoia. Under the babies is the sentence “Anxiety kills more than the Coronavirus”

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Stencil depicting fragments stating "100% public health system" "COVID-19," and "2020."

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Mural depicting a ram skeleton grabbing and squashing COVID-19. Several covid-19 icons float in the background.

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The Lennon Wall in Prague, a site of frequently changing graffiti, includes an image of John Lennon. Here he is outfitted with a face mask due to Covid-19. Other messages focus on Tibet and Hong Kong.

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A play on the 2014 movie Housebound, one of the artist's signature-style characters (collage figure with large head and cute hair bow) holds a house with text reading "Housebound."

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An image of the earth with protruding spikes of the coronavirus, painted on a metal gate.

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Utilizing an existing standpipe on the side of a building to serve as the face mask, this piece depicts a nurse wearing scrubs-style dress. She holds a clipboard and wears a nurse's cap. Her mask reads "N95."

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A young man wearing a face mask sits on a rock and plays the guitar. He is surrounded by a circle of music notations.

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A woman seen in profile, holding a face mask to her face. An abstract image of a bird appears behind her, set against a blue background.
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