by Niloufar Torabi
Freelance painter, sculptor, and illustrator, Iran
Digital painting on photos
"Most importantly, my 'COVID-19 Collection' represents the vast changes in subject matter that have taken place around the world, portraying a shift from old opinion and beliefs to new focus on just staying alive and avoiding illness. To symbolize this, I recreated classical pieces by old masters, overlaying elements newly prevalent in the world, like PPE, and focusing on heroic frontline workers. My pieces are meant to show the importance of the frontline workers to our health and well being, a role that they have always occupied but one that is now highlighted and made even more necessary by the pandemic."
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