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March 12, 2021

See How Artists Around the World Are Building Monuments to Those Who Died of COVID-19

As the world continues to battle the spread of disease, artists and architects are helping memorialize those we lost.

Sarah Cascone

Yesterday marked one year since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, but many artists and activists have already been paying tribute to the 2.62 million people who have died worldwide from COVID-19 so far.

Here is a look at 17 tributes from around the world, including ongoing displays, past projects, and planned memorials.



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