"The Great Wall of Los Angeles" (1977-1983) 
by Judith Baca and Others   

(original title:  "The History of California")
 
DESCRIPTION: 12-foot by 2,754-foot (1/2 mile) acrylic mural consisting of individually-designed sections depicting California and local historical and social issues

COMMENT:  This extensive mural effort was coordinated by Judith Baca, and included conceptual and design contributions from artists, ethnologists and scholars, and mural painting assistance from local youth.  It was the first mural project of the Social and Public Art Resource Center, which considers it a continuous work-in-progress for adding future mural sections


THE PUBLIC ART:
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 Public Art in Public Places Project

Mural sections
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© Public Art in Public Places Project
 
© Public Art in Public Places Project
 
© Public Art in Public Places Project
 
© Public Art in Public Places Project
 
THE PUBLIC PLACE:
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 Public Art in Public Places Project


LOCATION:  west wall of flood control channel 
south of Oxnard Street, 12900 Oxnard Street, 
North Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA