PICS: Quirky graffiti shows up during COVID-19 quarantine

Local artist Josh Wingerter created an outdoor gallery this week on Frenchmen Street as he painted images of New Orleans icons, tributes to health care workers, and other COVID-themed works of art on the plywood covering the windows and doors of shuttered bars, retail businesses and music clubs on the popular strip in the Faubourg Marigny.

by Michael DeMocker
April 24, 2020

Local artist Josh Wingerter created an outdoor gallery this week on Frenchmen Street as he painted images of New Orleans icons, tributes to health care workers, and other COVID-themed works of art on the plywood covering the windows and doors of shuttered bars, retail businesses and music clubs on the popular strip in the Faubourg Marigny.

Michael DeMocker has been a photojournalist in New Orleans for over twenty years. He’s been the National Press Photographer Association’s Regional Photographer of the Year three times and loves photographing all things New Orleans. He lives Uptown with his wife, son, and two dogs of varying intelligence.

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