Coronavirus and Black Lives Matter
Coronavirus and Black Lives Matter, 2020
Graphite, watercolor, gouache, Japanese Shizen paper on rice paper on canvas
18 x 24 inches, 45.72 x 60.96 cm
In the painting titled Coronavirus and Black Lives Matter, the artist Kyung Jeon collected powerful images of protestors demonstrating against police brutality and systemic racism during the time of the coronavirus pandemic and recreates them in this peaceful protest scene. The clouds that are cutout and collaged from Japanese Shizen Paper represent the tear gas used against peaceful protestors."
© Kyung Jeon