Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles

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MCLA maintains a FREE database of Los Angeles' Mural History linking artists, murals and neighborhoods. The foundation of this database was shaped by Robin Dunitz' book "Street Gallery", the first true compilation of Los Angeles public murals. The MCLA website allows submissions of murals created recently in Los Angeles, forming an ever growing archive joining the historic with the new.

To email your submissions, please send high resolution digital images along with the name of artist(s), location, year size and medium to: murals@muralconservancy.org

Dedicated to the local Mexican-American community, the mural is of a Native American impaled on a double crucifix of the Church and imperialism. The controversy resulting from its anti-capitalist theme led to the artist...
Downtown LA
Tony Nuñez with local youth. Patriotic gathering or parade with stars-in red, white, and blue. Images In order shown: Photo: © Isabel Rojas-Williams | Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Estrada Courts
The image is based on photographs selected by building owner and civil rights attorney Walter Gordon. A sign on the scales of justice reads, "Out of Order". Elsewhere a lynching is depicted. Kunta Kinte, the...
South Central LA
For the creation of this mural, we seek to abuse our references. Strong colors, psychedelia and poster of old rock. Commissioned by 420 Boyd LLC, & curated by Do Art Foundation. 4 walls on 5 story building - main...
Downtown LA
Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
The mural is a collaboration using Karen Bystedt's "Lost Warhol's" Andy Warhol portraits.  Moncho1929 states, "As the artist I wanted to respect the work and image of Andy Warhol while respecting my own style of work.  ...
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
A diverse assortment of cartoon characters, including Popeye and Gumby. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
"A semi-fantasy of the beach by the pier - with characters some anthropomorphic - summer scene - a naive-style with intense and bright colors. Popular culture with some historical architectural references that are...
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
Part of the What Tribe Project, featured at Self Help Graphics. It brings attention to the cultural diversity in Los Angeles and specifically about Native American cultures. It depicts unique Native American images in a...
East LA
The artist depicts a well known Chicano gang, the Arizona Maravilla. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
East LA

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