The Wende Museum's Berlin Wall Project

Twenty years ago, the Berlin Wall was torn down. Now, original segments of the wall are on display in front of 5900 Wilshire, across the street from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. While it stood, the wall served as a public art canvas for graffiti and protests. While in Los Angeles, artist Shepard Fairey and muralist Kent Twitchell will paint on these segments. Historian Steven Ross discusses the project with the founder of the Wende Museum, muralist Twitchel and others.

Banner image: Kent Twitchell painting a segment of the Berlin Wall.


Sarah Spitz