Great Wall of Los Angeles: detail: 1848 Bandaide and 1868 Sojourners
California History: Prehistoric thru 1920s Joaquin Murieta, a legendary Mexican Robin Hood, fights for the oppressed: The landless who "squat" on the state; the "hanging tree" victims of prejudice; and the Indians who are slaughtered with the coming of the "Iron Horse".
- Creation Date
- Summer, 1976 (first 1,000 feet); 1979 (photograph); 1976-1983 (entire mural); 2008-2011 (restoration)
Los Angeles Valley College
Tujunga Wash, Los Angeles (California)
- Physical Description
2,754 feet (entire mural)
A collaborative project by Judith Baca and over 400 employed youths and artists. The first one thousand feet were painted during the first summer of work in 1976. Additionally the first one thousand feet were divided into sections of 100 feet each. Although the content is highly integrated, each section was designed by a different artist under the general supervision of Judith Baca.
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