"No matter how dangerous,
There is always a group of people,
Not counting life and death,
The first line fighters of this epidemic,
Maybe you won't know,
Who they are,
But you will remember,
For whome they stand."
- Anonymous (translated)
"National War Epidemic" by Fan Junrang Xi'an
Throughout China, this 10-line poem has circulated the Internet, moving people to tears as the country begins to finally transition out of an intensely distressing period.
The heroes of the coronavirus, in China and around the world, are the medical professionals and emergency workers who are risking their lives for the survival of others.
It is the bravery of these individuals that has allowed China to make substantive improvements against the COVID-19 fight.
"Cheng Zhicheng Chengcheng" by Qiubin Guangzhou
The “Poetic Watercolor” painter group originated as a mode for painters to express their respects for their healthcare heros.
Although these painters are not able to fight on the front lines, they show their support visually.
"The Most Beautiful Back" by Zhu Yuling Hefei
Through the use of their collective artistic work, this group aims to praise the “angels in white” who are dedicating their lives to fighting the pandemic.
Here are some of their powerful pieces:
"Retrograde" Watercolor Bao Dahai Guangxi
"China Fire Mountain Hospital of Speed" by Yang Zhipeng Hangzhou
"Saving Life" by Hu Liyi Nanchang
"Guardian" by Tang Huai
"Eye of the Angel" by Tianjin
*partially sourced @ www.mp.weixin.qq.com
An artwork of an overripe banana duct-taped to a wall that sold for US$120.000 has been eaten by a separate performance artist. The artwork, titled
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