Donna Deitch's stylish 1978 mini-documentary 'The Great Wall of Los Angeles' captures a moment in time when the community came together to create the landmark mural.
The Great Wall of Los Angeles has been a work in progress since its inception, and plans for its growth include extending the story from the 1950s into the 1990s.
The value of the mural is evident through the eyes of the growingly diverse local community. Neighbors have a personal connection to a particular panel's story or have grown up wit
Today, young artists inspired by SPARC and other pioneering muralists are continuing the legacy of muralism in Los Angeles with new avenues of approach.
More than 25 years later, Judith Baca and SPARC returned to the Great Wall, to restore its luster after years of fading in the summer and beaten by the waters of the Tujunga Wash.
With over 400 employed youths, and in collaboration with scholars, muralists, and historians, the Great Wall of Los Angeles would be built over the course of 5 summers beginning in