Judy Baca

artist

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Distinguished Professor in the Departments of Chicano Studies and World Arts and Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles; founder and Artistic Director of SPARC, The Social and Public Art Resource Center

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It’s been 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Seeing walls everywhere

It’s been 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

from Design and Architecture

Eighty years ago this week, rain poured down on Los Angeles. Floods washed out roads, bridges and thousands of homes.

Bridges and Walls: LA River, part 1

Eighty years ago this week, rain poured down on Los Angeles. Floods washed out roads, bridges and thousands of homes.

from Design and Architecture

America Tropical  is emerging again on the second-floor wall of the Old Italian Hall on Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles.  It was painted by the Mexican muralist David Alfaro…

Art, Politics and the History of Downtown Los Angeles

America Tropical is emerging again on the second-floor wall of the Old Italian Hall on Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles.  It was painted by the Mexican muralist David Alfaro…

from Which Way, L.A.?

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