Murals: Special Issue

Our Special Issue on DC’s Latino Murals is now online! Below you will find historic photos of the District’s lost murals, the stories behind some of the most beloved DC Latino public art and get an overview from our new murals map.

Here’s our story lineup:

 

 

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DC Latino Murals Maps now online!  To view the maps click here.

LATINO MURALS IN DC: Find them on our Flickr pages here and here.

 

 

 

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Latino Murals: past and present | Murales Latinos: pasado y presente

 

 

 

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Dead Murals Archives.

Washington is home to a thriving Latino mural-making tradition but many beloved murals created over the last four decades no longer exist.

 

 

 

 

 

ThreeMacByPeckSM

 

La Destrucción del arte | The Destruction of Art. [Watch video lamenting the destruction of a landmark mural on Columbia Road]

 

 

 

 

WCH2

 

Muralism and the art of collaboration

 

 

 

 

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Ensayo: El Arte Público. Una experiencia visual para la vida

 

 

 

 

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Saving a piece of Latino History:Un pueblo sin murales es un pueblo desmuralizado.

 

 

 

 

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Inside Story: Diego Rivera at Rockefeller Center

 

 

 

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The blended building is dead. ¡Long live the blended building! [Watch Video]

 

 

 

 

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Las paredes hablan.

 

 

 

 

M18dancers

 

Un Pueblo … en el Mural

 

 

 

 

 

 

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La Herencia: Mapping the legacy of Latino murals.

 

Latino Maps DC event

 

 

 

 

Watch video: “Muralismo DC/DC Muralism”, 15 min. Documental

 

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