Paul Insect Installs Rainbow Benches Around London to Honor Healthcare Workers

Made in collaboration with Block London furniture.

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Renowned British artist Paul Insect teamed up with Block London furniture to produce a series of rainbow benches. As an homage to healthcare workers amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Insect installed the colorful seating around empty parts of central London. The artist hopes that these benches will provide moments of pause and reflection for passersby as the world continues to deal with the health crisis.

“London has never looked so good as it does now”, said Paul Insect. “The streets are clean and the views are unbroken by people … a perfect time to be exploring your city whereever you are, of course with the correct social distancing.”

Check out the slideshow above to get a closer look at the rainbow benches.

Elsewhere in art, a contractor was sued after a painter tore a hole in a $100 million USD Picasso painting.

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