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Art of the pandemic: COVID-inspired street graffiti

A man wearing a mask looks at street art at the International Street Art Museum following the new social restrictions announced by the Dutch government, in Amsterdam, October 14. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw  

A man wearing a mask looks at street art at the International Street Art Museum following the new social restrictions announced by the Dutch government, in Amsterdam, October 14. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw  

A man wearing a mask looks at street art at the International Street Art Museum following the new social restrictions announced by the Dutch government, in Amsterdam, October 14. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw  
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Artist Lionel Stanhope paints a mural in Ladywell depicting the Supper at Emmaus by Caravaggio with added protective gloves, in London, Britain, May 5. REUTERS/Hannah McKay  

Artist Lionel Stanhope paints a mural in Ladywell depicting the Supper at Emmaus by Caravaggio with added protective gloves, in London, Britain, May 5. REUTERS/Hannah McKay  

Artist Lionel Stanhope paints a mural in Ladywell depicting the Supper at Emmaus by Caravaggio with added protective gloves, in London, Britain, May 5. REUTERS/Hannah McKay  
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A man walks by murals along Houston Street in Manhattan, New York, October 14. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A man walks by murals along Houston Street in Manhattan, New York, October 14. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A man walks by murals along Houston Street in Manhattan, New York, October 14. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A woman wearing a protective face mask walks past graffiti in Mumbai, India, June 12. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani

A woman wearing a protective face mask walks past graffiti in Mumbai, India, June 12. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani

A woman wearing a protective face mask walks past graffiti in Mumbai, India, June 12. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani
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Thai street artist Mue Bon paints a mural depicting characters attempting to keep a virus at bay, in Bangkok,  May 21. REUTERS/Juarawee Kittisilpa

Thai street artist Mue Bon paints a mural depicting characters attempting to keep a virus at bay, in Bangkok, May 21. REUTERS/Juarawee Kittisilpa

Thai street artist Mue Bon paints a mural depicting characters attempting to keep a virus at bay, in Bangkok, May 21. REUTERS/Juarawee Kittisilpa
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A mural named "I Miss You" by a street artist Zabou on the side of a residential building in London, October 15. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A mural named "I Miss You" by a street artist Zabou on the side of a residential building in London, October 15. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A mural named "I Miss You" by a street artist Zabou on the side of a residential building in London, October 15. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A man walks next to graffiti depicting a cleaner wearing protective gear spraying viruses with the face of Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, in Rio de Janeiro, June 12. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

A man walks next to graffiti depicting a cleaner wearing protective gear spraying viruses with the face of Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, in Rio de Janeiro, June 12. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

A man walks next to graffiti depicting a cleaner wearing protective gear spraying viruses with the face of Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, in Rio de Janeiro, June 12. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes
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A man carrying a sack walks past graffiti in Mumbai, India, June 29. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man carrying a sack walks past graffiti in Mumbai, India, June 29. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man carrying a sack walks past graffiti in Mumbai, India, June 29. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A woman passes by a graffiti with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and a person depicting the coronavirus pulling a rope against health workers in Sao Paulo, June 10. The graffiti reads: "Which side are you?". REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

A woman passes by a graffiti with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and a person depicting the coronavirus pulling a rope against health workers in Sao Paulo, June 10. The graffiti reads: "Which side are you?". REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

A woman passes by a graffiti with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and a person depicting the coronavirus pulling a rope against health workers in Sao Paulo, June 10. The graffiti reads: "Which side are you?". REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli
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A man rides his bicycle past a graffiti in New Delhi, India, July 17.  REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man rides his bicycle past a graffiti in New Delhi, India, July 17. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man rides his bicycle past a graffiti in New Delhi, India, July 17. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A woman wears a face mask as she walks past a mural of a nurse in Manchester, Britain, October 11. REUTERS/Phil Noble

A woman wears a face mask as she walks past a mural of a nurse in Manchester, Britain, October 11. REUTERS/Phil Noble

A woman wears a face mask as she walks past a mural of a nurse in Manchester, Britain, October 11. REUTERS/Phil Noble
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Women wearing protective masks walk past a mural in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 18. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng

Women wearing protective masks walk past a mural in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 18. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng

Women wearing protective masks walk past a mural in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 18. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng
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A rickshaw taxi passes a mural promoting awareness of the coronavirus in Jakarta, Indonesia, August 31. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

A rickshaw taxi passes a mural promoting awareness of the coronavirus in Jakarta, Indonesia, August 31. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

A rickshaw taxi passes a mural promoting awareness of the coronavirus in Jakarta, Indonesia, August 31. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana
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A woman walks by a mural honoring healthcare workers in Manhattan, New York, August 3. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A woman walks by a mural honoring healthcare workers in Manhattan, New York, August 3. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A woman walks by a mural honoring healthcare workers in Manhattan, New York, August 3. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A woman stands in front of graffiti in central London, October 15. REUTERS/John Sibley

A woman stands in front of graffiti in central London, October 15. REUTERS/John Sibley

A woman stands in front of graffiti in central London, October 15. REUTERS/John Sibley
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People walk in front of a mural in Santa Monica, California, May 11.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

People walk in front of a mural in Santa Monica, California, May 11.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

People walk in front of a mural in Santa Monica, California, May 11.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A man rides an electric scooter past a mural by street artist Ardif in Paris, France, May 14. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A man rides an electric scooter past a mural by street artist Ardif in Paris, France, May 14. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A man rides an electric scooter past a mural by street artist Ardif in Paris, France, May 14. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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Dance instructor Morgan Jenkins makes a video in front of a mural in Los Angeles, California, April 3. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni    

Dance instructor Morgan Jenkins makes a video in front of a mural in Los Angeles, California, April 3. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni    

Dance instructor Morgan Jenkins makes a video in front of a mural in Los Angeles, California, April 3. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni    
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A woman wearing a protective face mask walks past streetart in Shoreditch, London, May 10.  
 REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A woman wearing a protective face mask walks past streetart in Shoreditch, London, May 10. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A woman wearing a protective face mask walks past streetart in Shoreditch, London, May 10. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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A woman leaves a building next to graffiti showing actors from the movie 'Pulp Fiction' John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson wearing protective masks, in Madrid, Spain, May 3.  
  REUTERS/Juan Medina

A woman leaves a building next to graffiti showing actors from the movie 'Pulp Fiction' John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson wearing protective masks, in Madrid, Spain, May 3. REUTERS/Juan Medina

A woman leaves a building next to graffiti showing actors from the movie 'Pulp Fiction' John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson wearing protective masks, in Madrid, Spain, May 3. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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People walk past a mural that is part of the campaign to create 1,000 murals on closed businesses, created by the company Beautify, in Santa Monica, California, May 4.  
  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

People walk past a mural that is part of the campaign to create 1,000 murals on closed businesses, created by the company Beautify, in Santa Monica, California, May 4.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

People walk past a mural that is part of the campaign to create 1,000 murals on closed businesses, created by the company Beautify, in Santa Monica, California, May 4.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A man wearing a face mask walks by a mural of an NHS worker on a window in Manchester, Britain, May 18.    REUTERS/Phil Noble

A man wearing a face mask walks by a mural of an NHS worker on a window in Manchester, Britain, May 18. REUTERS/Phil Noble

A man wearing a face mask walks by a mural of an NHS worker on a window in Manchester, Britain, May 18. REUTERS/Phil Noble
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A mural warns residents of the danger of the coronavirus outbreak on the Navajo reservation, in Shiprock, New Mexico, April 8.  REUTERS/Andrew Hay

A mural warns residents of the danger of the coronavirus outbreak on the Navajo reservation, in Shiprock, New Mexico, April 8. REUTERS/Andrew Hay

A mural warns residents of the danger of the coronavirus outbreak on the Navajo reservation, in Shiprock, New Mexico, April 8. REUTERS/Andrew Hay
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A woman walks past a mural depicting a nurse wearing a protective mask in Shoreditch, London, Britain, April 21.  
 REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A woman walks past a mural depicting a nurse wearing a protective mask in Shoreditch, London, Britain, April 21. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A woman walks past a mural depicting a nurse wearing a protective mask in Shoreditch, London, Britain, April 21. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Artist Lionel Stanhope paints a mural in tribute to the NHS on a network rail bridge in London, Britain, May 1.  
 REUTERS/Simon Dawson

Artist Lionel Stanhope paints a mural in tribute to the NHS on a network rail bridge in London, Britain, May 1. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

Artist Lionel Stanhope paints a mural in tribute to the NHS on a network rail bridge in London, Britain, May 1. REUTERS/Simon Dawson
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A woman pushes a child in a buggy past a Mural by Emma Blake, in Dublin, Republic of Ireland, April 21.   REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff

A woman pushes a child in a buggy past a Mural by Emma Blake, in Dublin, Republic of Ireland, April 21. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff

A woman pushes a child in a buggy past a Mural by Emma Blake, in Dublin, Republic of Ireland, April 21. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff
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A person walks near a mural to support healthcare workers in Ciamis, West Java, Indonesia, April 10. Antara Foto/Adeng Bustomi via REUTERS  

A person walks near a mural to support healthcare workers in Ciamis, West Java, Indonesia, April 10. Antara Foto/Adeng Bustomi via REUTERS  

A person walks near a mural to support healthcare workers in Ciamis, West Java, Indonesia, April 10. Antara Foto/Adeng Bustomi via REUTERS  
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A woman walks her dog as she passes by a Catman mural 'Superhuman' in Whitstable, Britain, April 10. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra  

A woman walks her dog as she passes by a Catman mural 'Superhuman' in Whitstable, Britain, April 10. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra  

A woman walks her dog as she passes by a Catman mural 'Superhuman' in Whitstable, Britain, April 10. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra  
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A woman runs past a mural in Manchester, Britain, May 4.    REUTERS/Phil Noble

A woman runs past a mural in Manchester, Britain, May 4. REUTERS/Phil Noble

A woman runs past a mural in Manchester, Britain, May 4. REUTERS/Phil Noble
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A boy walks in front of a graffiti promoting the fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Mathare slums of Nairobi, Kenya, May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Baz Ratner     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

A boy walks in front of a graffiti promoting the fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Mathare slums of Nairobi, Kenya, May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Baz Ratner TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

A boy walks in front of a graffiti promoting the fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Mathare slums of Nairobi, Kenya, May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Baz Ratner TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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