An Artist Is Sharing Images Of Frontline Workers Reimagined As Aztec Figures And It’s Pretty Powerful
Jorge Garza has stunned us again.
The Instagram artist first captured our attention with his comic books and horror-related pieces a few years ago and some renderings of some of our favorite celebs in the style of Aztec art. Typically Garza’s Instagram posts highlight pop icons and superheroes but his posts as of late have gone beyond the likes of caped idols and gone for straight-up modern-day heroes: frontline workers.
That’s right, Garza’s latest post highlights essential workers.
Garza’s Aztec posts about frontline workers highlight just about everyone who is being forced to continue to operate in the grave conditions that have come with the current Coronavirus pandemic.
Like this special depiction of a respiratory therapist.
And this post featuring a postal service worker.
If you didn’t already know, US Postal Service workers are risking their lives every day to ship us mail. As of April 1200 cases of coronavirus were reported in the system.
Just look at this frontline grocery store worker.
Apparently you can pick this piece up at Garza’s store as a sticker or art print.
And this stunning piece dedicated to frontline cook workers.
Foodservice providers have been deemed essential workers as well and are showing up every day to work, despite the risks, to feed us.
We just adore this amazing piece about the other heroes feeding America.
Here’s hoping that the grocery store workers reporting to duty receive paid vacation off (at the least) when this is all done. Fortunately, it appears Garza’s latest Aztec pieces are an ongoing work in progress. So stay tuned for more of his work!