Art Works > The Virus Chronicle. Covid-19. Gleason. 2020-2021. (Supported by ACNI and the Artist's Siap Emergency Grant). See Links: For Belfast write up on work of Gerry Gleason by Bronagh Lawson.

Virus. Covid-19. Lockdown. Art.
The Day-Trippers.(after Picasso).Gleason. 2020.
mixed media on paper.
44.0 x 75.5cm.

During Lockdown, the measures were eased a little and as it was a very mild spring people poured into seaside resorts. It was as if they believed the virus had all but disappeared. Some of the local people felt ill at ease as it might increase the spread in their local community. The title of the work was inspired by an early Beatle song.