Covid-19: How the art world is taking on the virus

An artist prepares his graffiti with the inscription "The Corona Virus Is A Wake Up Call And Our Chance To Build A New And Loving Society" on a wall in the slaughterhouse district in Munich, Germany. Photo: AFP

There has been no shortage of artistic expressions worldwide as muralists, artists, bystanders and mischief makers try to make sense of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Be it heartfelt wall art tributes to overworked hospital staff, irreverent depictions of Hollywood films on a street corner or graffiti made to repel racism in these highly-charged times, it looks like art is never far from the frontlines.

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