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 [...]