Judy Baca

Social and Public Art Resource Center

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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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The Golden Globes are this weekend, and the days of the awards ceremony being a small funky party are long gone.

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Indoor museums are still closed — while malls, tattoo shops, hair and nail salons have been open since Gov. Gavin Newsom lifted parts of the state’s stay-at-home order last month.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Actress Nicole Beharie on the compromises for access and agency.

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My Black LA is a community-generated archive project highlighting works by African-American artists, writers, and creators.

from Stories

Eliza Hittman was at the Berlin Film Festival last February with her art-house abortion drama “Never Rarely Sometimes Always.”

from The Business

This art week’s picks include an artist’s Afrofuturist vision of utopia; textural paintings that highlight the pandemic-induced emotions; and ceramic forms made from simulated Martian…

from Arts & Culture Stories

Much of what distinguishes New Orleans today from other American cities can be traced back to deep French and African influences from the Caribbean Island now called Haiti.

from Music Special Programming

Garrett Bradley's documentary “Time,” about one woman’s fight to release her husband from prison, was an award winner at Sundance last year and is considered a top Oscar contender.

from The Business