Used panties and kinky tongues: Artists use coronavirus crisis to make sexy masks

Used panties and kinky tongues: Artists use coronavirus crisis to make sexy masks
(Image: Hannah Bates)

[Ed. – Art isn’t easy. Or cheap. The mask shown above, made from the artist used panties, will set you back $950 … or as she puts it ‘the price of an abortion.’]

Visual artists are using the coronavirus crisis as a chance to showcase their skills — by making sexy face masks with used panties and kinky tongues.

New York City artist Hannah Bates is selling face masks fashioned from her used panties — and hawking them for a hefty $950 per mask, which she calls “pantyrespirators.”

The “pantyrespirators” come with a legal warning that they are not intended to replace medical respirators.

“These masks are not intended to protect the user from inhalation of any irritant, or inhalation or spread of any bacteria, or virus, including COVID-19, or any other germ,” her website reads.

Bates, a multidisciplinary artist, uses her work to “explore women, gender and sexuality,” according to her website.

“I make face masks out of my used panties and sell them for roughly the price of an abortion,” the product description on her website reads.

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