Coronavirus has affected the whole world. People are anxious, and the streets are empty. Well, almost empty. When it comes to the streets, you can only expect one group to roam and stay loyal to them, and they are the street artists. The explanation’s quite simple: even in more peaceful times, these rogues are no strangers to risks, such as the law, and now it’s no different. Also, they wore facemasks before it was “cool.” In times where all the galleries and museums are closed, the streets have become the canvas for public imagination. Let’s take a look at how street artists around the world have interpreted the situation.

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#1

Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Artist: Fake

Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Artist: Fake

Fake says to have painted this “Super Nurse” as an ode to all healthcare professionals around the world.

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Haleema
Community Member
3 months ago

The doctors and nurses have always been the superheroes .

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#2

Copenhagen, Denmark. Artist: Welinoo

Copenhagen, Denmark. Artist: Welinoo

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Fruzsina Sinka
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3 months ago

wow this is freakin good in so many ways

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#3

Los Angeles, USA. Artist: Teachr1

Los Angeles, USA. Artist: Teachr1

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Haleema
Community Member
3 months ago

I still do not understand this obsession with toilet paper.

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#4

Barcelona, Spain. Artist: Tvboy

Barcelona, Spain. Artist: Tvboy

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Draco Malfoy
Community Member
3 months ago

I love it. Our guardian angels

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#5

Barcelona, Spain. Artist: Tvboy

Barcelona, Spain. Artist: Tvboy

“Divided We Stand, United We Fall.”

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Chris DiFonso
Community Member
3 months ago

Why use Uncle Sam in Spain?

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#6

Los Angeles, USA. Artist: Ponywave

Los Angeles, USA. Artist: Ponywave

From the artist's Instagram: "We all are going through this together. There is a reason which we will see after all. It’s time to look at ourselves. Take a look at what are we doing with the planet and our lifetime. Maybe we should change our priorities? Maybe we should slow down? Maybe we should take a look around and start respect our planet and all those with whom we share it? Maybe someone is trying to hide some changes? Or economic collapse? Maybe one more step to a new world order?"

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Miss Victoria
Community Member
3 months ago

I wish I could give two points; one extra for the message

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#7

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Artist: Aira Ocrespo

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Artist: Aira Ocrespo

Translation from Portuguese: "Bolsonaro's mask against the Coronavirus."

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Luisa Vasconcelos
Community Member
3 months ago

This one needs more up votes. Strong message and great work.

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#8

Berlin, Germany. Artist: EME Freethinker

Berlin, Germany. Artist: EME Freethinker

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Juniper
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

Artist is EME Freethinker, its literally written next to it if the photographer would include the signature/tag in this photo.

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#9

Malmö, Sweden. Artist: Richard Juggins

Malmö, Sweden. Artist: Richard Juggins

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Guinny
Community Member
3 months ago

This is Gold

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#10

Pompei, Italy. Artist: Nello Petrucci

Pompei, Italy. Artist: Nello Petrucci

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Draco Malfoy
Community Member
3 months ago

I really hope that it wasn't someone else writing stay home and ruining the art.

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#11

Los Angeles, USA. Artist: Rasmus Balstrøm

Los Angeles, USA. Artist: Rasmus Balstrøm

Balstrøm who is originally from Denmark did this last mural before he had to flee the country.

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Monika Soffronow
Community Member
3 months ago

Wildfires and the black death combined. Dark and bleak at the same time. 2020 did not load correctly.

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#12

Los Angeles, USA. Artist: Corie Mattie

Los Angeles, USA. Artist: Corie Mattie

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SilverRozFox
Community Member
3 months ago

I love this one!!!

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#13

Jindbayne, Australia. Artist: N/A

Jindbayne, Australia. Artist: N/A

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Chris DiFonso
Community Member
3 months ago

I love this

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#14

Glasgow, UK. Artist: The Rebel Bear

Glasgow, UK. Artist: The Rebel Bear

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Draco Malfoy
Community Member
3 months ago

sad but true. We must work hard to break the chain

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#15

Mumbai, India. Artist: Tyler Street Art

Mumbai, India. Artist: Tyler Street Art

“Keep calm”

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Draco Malfoy
Community Member
3 months ago

and stay home

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#16

Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw, Poland

Translates to: Not every hero wears a cape. Thank you! (Translation credit: Draco Malfoy)

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Draco Malfoy
Community Member
3 months ago

Translates to: Not every hero wears a cape. Thank you! If I am not mistaken

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#17

Barcelona, Spain. Artist: Tvboy

Barcelona, Spain. Artist: Tvboy

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Linda Gonse
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2 months ago

It’s hand sanitizer they are holding.

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#18

Miami, USA. Artist: Sean “Hula” Yoro

Miami, USA. Artist: Sean “Hula” Yoro

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Why?
Community Member
3 months ago

Literally a wrecking ball!

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#19

Bristol, UK. Artist: Angus

Bristol, UK. Artist: Angus

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Daria B
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

From plumber to doctor. Mario did a great job marrying a princess. ♡ (btw, this joke pokes fun on the stereotypes, no judgement, both plumbers and doctors are great heroes)

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#20

New York, USA. Artist: Crkshnk

New York, USA. Artist: Crkshnk

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Colin L
Community Member
3 months ago

Denial for months certainly didn't help keep people safe, and now they deny that they were denialists.... a familiar pattern for this administration.

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#21

London, UK. Artist: Pegaus

London, UK. Artist: Pegaus

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Beatrice Beladi
Community Member
3 months ago

artist is Pegaus

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#22

Tartu, Estonia. Artist: Princess Täna

Tartu, Estonia. Artist: Princess Täna

“Living in a bubble. Just to be more ironic, a soap bubble.”

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Bean59
Community Member
3 months ago

ooh cool artist name

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#23

New York, USA. Artist: Jason Naylor

New York, USA. Artist: Jason Naylor

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Haleema
Community Member
3 months ago

I love this one .

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#24

Los Angeles, USA. Artist: Jeremy Novy

Los Angeles, USA. Artist: Jeremy Novy

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Sue Prewitt
Community Member
3 months ago

Not forever <3

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#25

Bryne, Norway. Artist: Pøbel

Bryne, Norway. Artist: Pøbel

“In these challenging times, I hope this piece can be a positive contribution and spread some joy. Be safe and take care of one another.”

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Luisa Vasconcelos
Community Member
3 months ago

I like that is a aged person in the picture. Make the statement strong.

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#26

Melbourne, Australia. Artist: Lush Sux

Melbourne, Australia. Artist: Lush Sux

Translation from Chinese - “Nothing to see, carry on.”

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NeverGoWoke
Community Member
3 months ago

😔

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#27

Bristol, UK. Artist: John D'oh

Bristol, UK. Artist: John D'oh

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Magpie
Community Member
2 months ago

Try saying "Safe at home." Not stuck at home.

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#28

Dublin, Ireland. Artist: Subset Collective

Dublin, Ireland. Artist: Subset Collective

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Perfumista Perfumista
Community Member
3 months ago

Not sure I want Corona to look that attractive

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#29

Bristol, UK. Artist: John D'oh

Bristol, UK. Artist: John D'oh

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Tom Riddle
Community Member
3 months ago

lol

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#30

United Kingdom. Artist: Gnasher

United Kingdom. Artist: Gnasher

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Guinny
Community Member
3 months ago

corona EXTRA

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#31

Glasgow, UK. Artist: The Rebel Bear

Glasgow, UK. Artist: The Rebel Bear

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Autumn Quigley
Community Member
3 months ago

oh no they didnt

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#32

Los Angeles, USA. Artist: Ruben Rojas

Los Angeles, USA. Artist: Ruben Rojas

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Miss Victoria
Community Member
3 months ago

you could have added some love on the brick wall ... ('cause it cannot be quarantined)

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#33

Copenhagen. Denmark. Artist: Andreas Welin

Copenhagen. Denmark. Artist: Andreas Welin

"a-a-Achoooo!"

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Draco Malfoy
Community Member
3 months ago

Wear a mask!

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#34

New York, USA. Artist: Jilly Ballistic

New York, USA. Artist: Jilly Ballistic

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Rachel Rollins
Community Member
3 months ago

The homeless guy in the back ground really makes this sink in... How can they quarantine? So so sad, my heart is broken

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#35

London, UK. Artist: Lionel Stanhope

London, UK. Artist: Lionel Stanhope

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Diana Powers
Community Member
2 months ago

This is amazing.

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#36

New York, USA. Artist: Jilly Ballistic

New York, USA. Artist: Jilly Ballistic

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M Adams
Community Member
3 months ago

PPE and 6 feet apart

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#37

London, UK. Artist: N/A

London, UK. Artist: N/A

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Draco Malfoy
Community Member
3 months ago

'Evil Plan B' lol

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#38

Bristol, UK. Artist: Angusart85

Bristol, UK. Artist: Angusart85

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Dorothy Cloud
Community Member
2 months ago

I look at the "art" and some of it is gorgeous. This shows what graffiti really can look like. Ugly.

#39

Los Angeles, USA. Artist: Jules Muck

Los Angeles, USA. Artist: Jules Muck

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Colin L
Community Member
3 months ago

Mixed messaging...

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#40

Bristol, UK. Artist: Diff

Bristol, UK. Artist: Diff

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kitcats
Community Member
3 months ago

am I confused, anyone?

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