In facing the coronavirus pandemic, people around the world have taken comfort in the arts. Musicians have livestreamed their concerts, neighbors have held singalongs from their balconies and artists have painted vibrant, outdoor murals that bring color to public spaces that are now found empty. These paintings capture not only the devastating impact of the virus, but also show the hope there is in overcoming it.
Located in places that range from Colorado to Indonesia, these murals have brought some light into a dark time. The following is a collection of these paintings from around the globe: