four monks wearing orange robes walk in a line wearing covid-19 face masks
four monks wearing orange robes walk in a line wearing covid-19 face masks

Monks with Masks

In Bangkok, Thailand, Buddhist monks wear face shields and masks to protect themselves from coronavirus while collecting alms. 

Photo: Chalinee Thirasupa


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human sculpture artist performance art paint covered woman multicolor colour pouring Millie Brown Celestial Bodies

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People flock to the beach as lockdown restrictions ease in England

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Reflection Sea Animals waves turtle black and white photography Christian Vizl Silent Kingdom: A World Beneath the Waves

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Caspar David Friedrich oil painting Abbey In the Oak Forest Romantic Horror figures carrying coffin scary atmosphere ruins dead trees

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Whose Hopes Whose Fears Barbara Kruger Photo-manipulation Photography collage lettering slogan bold phrases

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Bansky's shredded painting displayed against dark background

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Cardi B 2019 Met Gala Metropolitan Museum of Art Dress maroon feathers long train

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Christmas Market Frankfurt Celebrations Germany Light fair rides crowd tree city square

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