Artist Claudia La Bianca paints at Jackson Memorial Hospital to honor coronavirus fighters
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Artist Claudia La Bianca is mapping out a masterpiece on the side of Jackson Memorial Hospital. La Bianca said she was thinking about toll COVID-19 was taking on her home country of Italy, and its potential for doom in her South Florida community. “They are fighting the bad guy, which is the virus, and they’re saving life and they’re taking care of the sick ones,” she said. Italian artist honors fighters at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Art can inspire people and can bring a positive message,” La Bianca said.
Claudia La Biancas Murals Celebrate Healthcare Workers as Everyday Superheroes
Claudia La Bianca has always loved superheroes. La Bianca says that, as a child growing up in Bagheria, Sicily, her love of superheroes helped her endure bullying and influenced her later work. La Bianca began monitoring COVID-19 updates as she received news from her family back in Italy, which has been under a nationwide lockdown since March 9. EXPAND La Bianca sits in front of a mural she painted for the Life Cube Project in South Beach. As the image gained popularity, La Bianca decided to expand the project.miaminewtimes.com