Tag Archives: murals

01/03/2011: censorship and the arts

Siquieros in Los Angeles: Censorship Defied

In 1932, after having served prison time for his political views, David Alfaro Siquieros came to Los Angeles to work. He was commissioned to paint a mural on a beer garden wall above the Italian Hall at Olvera Street. That … Continue reading

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12/06/2010: building and construction

Murals and graffiti-what is public art?

Each year, 34 million tax dollars go toward eradicating graffitti. Hear in the City Producer, Luis Sierra Campos, talks to artists and organizers of a new show opening at the Social and Public Art Resource Center in Venice this weekend … Continue reading

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