Street Artists Rise To The Occasion

By Paul Von Blum, Progressive.org. -

The massive protests in Los Angeles in response to the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and so many others organized through the Black Lives Matter movement generated an [...]

Whitewashing American History The WPA Mural Controversy In San Francisco

By Jack Heyman, Internationalist.org -

There has a been a controversy percolating the last couple of years over protests against the 13-panel “Life of Washington” murals painted in 1936 by Works Progress Administration (WPA) artist [...]

139 Scholars Implore SF School Board Not To Destroy Historic George Washington Mural

By Staff, Nonsite.org -

A Federal Art Project mural cycle of thirteen panels devised and painted by Victor Arnautoff in 1936 in a San Francisco high school portrays George Washington as a slave owner and as the author [...]

Afrofuturism, Indigenous People And Intersectional Spaces: These Jackson Artists Hope Their Creations Inspire A Community

By Eric J. Shelton, Mississippitoday.org -

Empty spray paint cans lie on the pavement, paint rollers and brushes with vibrant colors resting at his feet, Kwame Braxton, a 29-year-old artist and Jackson native, takes a moment to look at [...]

Public Art Fest Made A Real Change In A Detroit Neighborhood

Kate Abbey-Lamberts, www.huffingtonpost.com -

Kate Abbey-Lamberts for The Huffington Post - A public art festival that brought dozens of murals to a Detroit neighborhood last week also sparked a subtler, but no less inspiring, change in [...]

Gallery: Water Writes Mural In Richmond, Ca

By Creative Resistance, www.creativeresistance.org -

This article is from our associated project, CreativeResistance.org. A Giant two-block mural about oil trains and climate change, cherishing water, and building community solidarity was dedicated [...]