Hearts and Stripes

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Eric Waugh is one of the most recognizable and collected artists throughout North America, selling more than over 45,000 original works worldwide in the past 27 years. In 2001 Waugh created “Hero” which earned him a record in The Guinness Book of World’s Records for the world’s largest painting on canvas (41,400 square feet) by a single artist.

In this short film Eric Waugh talks about his latest epic work created between September 9-12, 2020, “Hearts and Stripes”. It is a gift to America in which he honours the 200,000 victims of Covid-19. The monumental painting features 200,000 tiny hearts, each representing a soul that passed away.

Directed by Sorin Pavelesco (Canada)

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