MASKS — CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS STEP UP DURING COVID19 | Art x Fashion x Masks

Image credit: Courtesy of The Museum of Contemporary Art. © Barbara Kruger

The history of masks is probably as old as man although thousands of years ago the materials that were used disintegrated and were lost, so the oldest intact mask found is only about 7000 years old. Used not only for medical protection as we are doing today during the pandemic, the earliest record of masks for medical protection is when 2 surgeons in 1897 wore