The Great Wall of Los Angeles

Durón Gallery at SPARC 685 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, CA, United States

Over the course of six blistering summers starting in the late 1970s, Judith F. Baca recruited a small team of artists and over four hundred at-risk youth to create the most significant public art monument of her native city, The Great Wall of Los Angeles. Stretching along the walls of the Tujunga Wash, the landmark mural...


Painting in the River of Angels: Judy Baca and the Great Wall

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, United States

For the first time in her practice, Judy Baca transforms a museum into a studio. She and artists from the Social and Public Art Resource Center expand The Great Wall of Los Angeles into the 21st century, painting two sections of the mural at LACMA. LACMA’s exhibition presents murals from the 1960s depicting the Chicano Movement, Watts Renaissance, and archival materials...


From the Local to the Global: Great Wall and World Wall

SPARC at Bergamot Station 2525 Michigan Ave Unit B1, Santa Monica, United States

We’re thrilled to announce our new gallery-production space at the Bergamot Station Art Center. A significant expansion of SPARC, this space embodies our commitment to art, community, and social change. We eagerly present to you our inaugural exhibition: FROM THE LOCAL TO THE GLOBAL: GREAT WALL AND WORLD WALL brings together two monumental mural projects...