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...

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Mercedes Gertz: It’s All in a Dream

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

SPARC Unveils Mercedes Gertz’s Captivating Exhibition Showcasing the Power of Dreams at the Duron Gallery! Mexican conceptual artist, Mercedes Gertz, takes center stage once again with her latest exhibition, designed to ignite the creative potential that resides within our dreams. The exhibition, accompanied by a series of empowering workshops, promises to immerse attendees in a...

Subverting the Male Gaze: Susan Rennie Disrupts Art History

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

June 17 – July 8, 2023 Artist’s Reception: June 17, 2023, 6pm – 8pm In this series of digital photo-montages, the feminist artist invades iconic works of western art and gazes back, sending up masterpieces with scintillating satire. Each piece delivers a blow to patriarchal canonical scenes through a sparkling and mischievous feminist lens. Open...

Judith F. Baca: The Great Wall of Los Angeles

Jeffrey Deitch Gallery 925 N. Orange Drive, Los Angeles, 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...

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Judith F. Baca: The World Wall

The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA 152 North Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, United States

On View Sept 11, 2022 @ The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA The World Wall  Celebrated Chicana muralist Judith F. Baca began her collaborative, portable mural The World Wall: A Vision of the Future Without Fear in 1990. An ambitious, utopian, and international project, The World Wall is rooted in the philosophy that in order to achieve world peace, we...

Why We Won’t Just Leave Exhibition [Opening Reception]

Social and Public Art Resource Center 685 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, CA, United States

Join us for the virtual opening of Why We Won't Just Leave: What Alaska is Telling the World About Climate Change on February 27th at 4:00 PM PST. This event will feature a special tour and talk by exhibition curator Lindsay Carron. Why We Won’t Just Leave features portraits, paintings, photography, stories, and video profiles...

Judy Baca: Memorias de Nuestra Tierra, a Retrospective

MOLAA - Museum of Latin American Art 628 Alamitos Avenue, Long Beach, CA, United States

Co-Curated by Guest Curator Alessandra Moctezuma and MOLAA Chief Curator Gabriela Urtiaga July 2021 – January 2022 Judy Baca: Memorias de Nuestra Tierra, a Retrospective is the first comprehensive retrospective of the work of the internationally renowned Chicana muralist, public intellectual and community activist, Judy Baca. Baca is a painter and muralist, community arts pioneer, and...

Signs from the Heart: California’s Chicano Murals

Social and Public Art Resource Center 685 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, CA, United States

Chicano Murals from Archive to Gallery! Join us for Signs from the Heart: California's Chicano Murals SPARC is proud to invite you to a special exhibition on Chicano murals in California. The resistance, resilience, and cultural pride of Chicano murals continues to empower generations and to influence public art in our cities. SPARC maintains the largest...

The Patchwork Healing Blanket – Virtual Exhibition

Social and Public Art Resource Center 685 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, CA, United States

The Patchwork Healing Blanket: Piece-by-Piece and Country-by-Country is an international textile art project that unites generations of women in a global movement against gender-based violence and the destruction of Mother Earth. In 2019 a group of women artists from Oaxaca and Mexico City, led by Founder/Director Marietta Bernstorff, started working together to develop the Patchwork Healing Blanket/La Manta...

Upcoming Exhibition: The Box Project

Social and Public Art Resource Center 685 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, CA, United States

Join us on Saturday, November 9th in our Durón Gallery from 5-8 PM for the opening reception The Box Project Exhibition. The Box Project features the work of three women’s collectives located in Paris, Mexico City, and L.A., who began exchanging small artworks with each other. In the vein of Mail Art of the 1960s and women’s art...

De Colores Means All of Us Exhibition

Social and Public Art Resource Center 685 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, CA, United States

De Colores Means All of Us: Art and the Dialectics of Coalition Building in Communities of Color, curated by Claudia Huiza —A core exhibition of the Sur Biennial, Fall 2019 Opening in the Red Room Gallery on September 21 - November 16, 2019 Reception: September 21 @ 3-5PM This exhibition will focus on cross cultural relations between female-identified...

Now on View: Down the Rabbit Hole

Social and Public Art Resource Center 685 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, CA, United States

Down the Rabbit Hole explores the symbolic language of images from a Mexican feminist perspective. Symbolic language has the ability to express abstract ideas that are otherwise difficult to translate in direct, analytical speech or text. This language of images is felt more so than it is heard, and honors the realm of instinct, dreams,...

Tomboys! Upcoming Exhibition

Social and Public Art Resource Center 685 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, CA, United States

Tomboys Christina Schlesinger   June 8th –August 16th, 2019 Opening reception: June 8th, 7-9:30pm   Opening June 8 through August 16, SPARC will present Christina Schlesinger in the  Durón Gallery . Tomboys features a vibrant collection of artworks by Christina Schlesinger that examines the intersections between gender, identity, fashion, sex, and representation. The exhibition includes...

SPARC HOSTED CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF POLITICAL GRAPHICS EXHIBIT

Social and Public Art Resource Center 685 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, CA, United States

"Trayvon Martin. Michael Brown. Sandra Bland. Eric Garner. Freddie Gray. In recent years, alleged police brutality has been at the heart of several high-profile cases both in the news and on social media. The Black Lives Matter and Hands Up United movements began in direct response to it. It made an unlikely icon out of...

PST: LA/LA – Judith F. Baca’s Great Wall of Los Angeles Retrospective

Social and Public Art Resource Center 685 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, CA, United States

The Great Wall of Los Angeles: Judith F. Baca’s Experimentations in Collaboration and Concrete October 14 – December 16, 2017 Reception: Saturday, October 14 | 4-7pm Curated by Mario Ontiveros As part of the Getty’s initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, the University Art Galleries at California State University Northridge (CSUN) presents Judith F. Baca’s Experiments...

Current exhibit on the 43 missing Mexican students

Social and Public Art Resource Center 685 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, CA, United States

Gallery Hours Tues-Sat 11am-5pm 685 Venice Blvd., Venice, CA  90291  310-822-9560 Click Here to See More Information! Abre aquí para ver mas sobre la exposición