Art captures and transcends our pain and bears witness to all aspects of our lives. It is needed now more than ever. If interested, see more #ArtOfBikeRiding here. and here. It may comfort you or bring you a much-needed moment of joy. It may also remind us all of how valuable public art is in our communities.
And to my fellow artists, you are needed now more than ever. Document, provoke, express, and elevate whatever it is you are called to do through the talents with which you have been gifted. (Insert the word “online” before “concert halls and galleries” in the poem below, which I wrote in 2016.)
May time spent in lockdown during this global coronavirus crisis birth the greatest art the world has ever known.