‘Corona Lisa’ goes on auction — Analysis

An Irish nurse has put her Covid-themed tackle da Vinci’s masterpiece up on the market

Artist and trainee nurse Chloe Slevin has put her third Covid-19-inspired work up for public sale, telling Sky Information that the cash raised would go to LauraLynn, the one kids’s hospice within the Republic of Eire. 

The 21-year-old artist, additionally a third-year nursing pupil at College Faculty Dublin, stated she drew inspiration from her experiences throughout a placement on a kids’s emergency ward. 

“I’ve been taking basic work over the previous couple of years and placing my very own spin on it,” she instructed Sky Information, including “I’ve tailored them to swimsuit our lives now,” noting the have to be consistently clad in private protecting tools whereas working.  

The ‘Corona Lisa’ is the newest work by the scholar wherein she has recreated a renaissance masterpiece with a coronavirus twist. 

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She beforehand painted Michelangelo’s ‘The Creation of Adam,’ wherein the outstretched palms are adorned with surgical gloves. The piece offered for €520 and the proceeds got to kids’s ambulance service Bumbleance.

Slevin additionally recreated Johannes Vermeer’s ‘Lady with a Pearl Earring,’ her work ‘Lady with A Surgical Masks.’ It raised €400 for the Feed the Heroes charity. 

The ‘Corona Lisa’ will stay up for public sale till February 3. It has already surpassed the €520 raised by her reimagination of Michelangelo’s work.

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