Article in New York Times Style Magazine. "What Can We Learn From the Art of Pandemics Past?" Subtitled "From the playground game ring-around-the-rosy to the short stories of Edgar Allan Poe, the scars of illnesses throughout history are still visible today."
With our eyes open, we can change the world
Short article from Redbrick Cultures discusses art and pandemics through the lens of three works of art:: Giovanni Boccaccio’s The Decameron (1353); Edgar Allan Poe’s The Masque of the Red Death (1842); and Edvard Munch's Self Portrait after the Spanish Flu’ (1919)
Article from mymodernmet.com "Memento Mori: Life and Death in Western Art from Skulls to Still Life." Features an assortment of interesting art.