L.A.'s history as breeding ground for resistance mural art-making dates back to 1932, when Mexican muralist David Alvaro Siqueiros painted “El Mitin Callejero” at Chouinard's Art Institute and his classic Chicano mural at Olvera Street. Resistance & Respect II: Current Issues Facing Traditional & Graff Art Muralists is a forum featuring a 1971 PBS documentary on Siqueiros's “America Tropical” mural, followed by a panel with Social & Public Art Resource Center muralist/professor Judy Baca; pioneer muralist/painter/professor Yreina D. Cervantez; muralist/painter Noni Olabisi and others. National Center for the Preservation of Democracy.

Sun., Jan. 11, 2-6 p.m., 2009

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