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Murals in the News

Arguments over L.A.'s mural ban paint different pictures
Los Angeles Times (6/25/13)

battle to keep the remainder of the berlin wall
washington post (4/1/13)

As sale of Bronx General Post Office seems inevitable, there’s a push to safeguard its 13 iconic murals
New York Daily News (3/31/13)

Canoga Park conference aims to draw support for murals
Los Angeles Daily News (3/30/13)

Beloved mural painted over in downtown Chapel Hill
The News & Observer (3/21/13)

Post Office Buildings With Character, and Maybe a Sale Price
New York Times (3/7/13)

Are we allowing great works of art to disintegrate?
BBC News (3/4/13)

Community art in mid-america
Artwrite (11/16/12)

Mural Ordinance Stumbles FOrward
KCET-Community Television of Southern California (10/12/12)

Restore "AmÉrica Tropical" Mural Unveiled on Olvera Street
NBC-4 Los Angeles (10/9/12)

tony goldman, wynwood and south beach developer, dead at 68
miami NewTimes (9/12/12)

putting a good face on street art, to upgrade atlanta
new york times (8/18/12)

september 6 lecture on controversial l.a. mural laws (8/13/12)

Southeast albuquerque mural receives makeover
kob-TV (7/31/12)

planning commission delays vote on murals till fall
kcet-community telivision of southern california (7/12/12)

Public Hearing on Final Mural Ordinance To Be Held July 12
KCET- Community Television of Southern California (6/30/12)

Haverhill mural unveiled: Artists look to past, present and future of city
Eagle Tribune (North Andover, MA) (6/16/12)

High-tech plans give new life to downtown mural
Los Angeles Times (6/16/12)

Restoration of Siqueiros mural to close downtown L.A. street
Los Angeles Times (4/24/12)

Chicano Park muralists finishing up restorations
San Diego City Beat (4/18/12)

Airports restore major murals to former glory
USAToday (4/18/12)

Restored Estrada Courts Mural to be Rededicated
KCET- Community Television of Southern California (3/8/12)

It's Time to Compromise Over Haring's Mural The Art Newspaper (2/8/12)

Piecing the Community Together
The Signal (2/7/12)

Murals With a Mission
The Brooklyn Ink (2/7/12)

The Location: The Story Behind U Street's "Black Family Reunion"
WAMU 88.5 (1/27/12)

San Francisco's Famed Coit Tower Murals in Peril Due to Fog, Neglect
PBS Newshour (1/18/12)

Arab protesters put their art on the streetS

The Art Newspaper (12/30/11)

Los Angeles reconsiders mural ban on private property
Sacramento Bee (12/11/11)

City officials try to save Occupy L.A. mural
Los Angeles Times (12/1/11)

Taking over underpasses: 40 years on, Chicago Public Art Group bonds community, creativity
Chicago Tribune (11/21/11)

Restoration of Twitchell's 'Jim Morphesis Monument' Begins
KCET- Community Television of Southern California (11/18/11)

Chattanoogans Can Share Ideas for New Mural
ABC News Channel 9 (11/14/11)

Murals in the Barrio
San Diego Reader (11/1/11)

Inquirer Editorial: Not every mural should be considered untouchable
Philadelphia Inquirer (10/29/11)

Public art: Let 100 murals bloom
Los Angeles Times (10/29/11)

L.A. to draw a finer line on murals as art, not ads
Los Angeles Times (10/24/11)

Bella Vista neighbors work to prevent 'Autumn' mural's fall to development (10/20/11)

L.A. Looking to Oregon for New Ordinance on Murals
Los Angeles Daily News (10/13/11)

America's Must-See Murals (10/12/11)

Canadian Mural Saved (part two of recording)
As It Happens, CBC Radio-Canada (9/26/11)

Bid to save U.S. murals shines light on Canadian artist
Vancouver Sun (9/25/11)

Endangered 1972 NYC public mural could be restored
Associated Press (9/18/11)

Great Wall of L.A. gets a face-lift

LA Daily News (9/16/11)

Hard Times for a Hell’s Kitchen Mural
New York Times (9/14/11)

An appreciation of pioneering street artist William Walker
Chicago Tribune (9/14/11)

William Walker, pioneering Chicago muralist, dies at 84
WBEZ 91.5(9/14/11)

East Harlem Group Looks to Restore Community Murals (9/2/11)

Pilsen artist honors his son and calls for peace with a mural
Chicago Sun-Times (8/19/11)

Montaño bridge to get face lift
KRQU, Albuquerque (8/11/11)

Review: Four Coats, city of Atlanta mural project, makes auspicious debut (8/7/11)

Lincoln Highway thrives in Kane County
Chicago Daily Herald (8/7/11)

Creators of downtown mural try to avoid delay
Eagle-Tribune (Haverhill, PA) (8/5/11)

Indy Unveils Super Bowl Mural Project
Inside Indiana (7/13/11)

Mural Exhibit Depicts Costs to Civilians in Afghanistan
New York Times (7/1/11)

Famed Hell's Kitchen Mural May Get Facelift (6/1/11)

Artist Wants to Preserve Murals Painted on Harlem Security Gates (6/1/11)

Venice: Proposal for new law identifying murals as art gains local support
The Argonaut (6/1/11)

Art prof leaves mosaics behind at Elmhurst College
Chicago Tribune (5/11/11)

Masterpieces in our Midst: Chicano Park
San Diego Union-Tribune (5/2/11)

Admirers Call It Art, but the Police Call It a Problem
New York Times (4/22/11)

The Politics of Murals Has L.A.'s Legacy Fading
KCET (4/9/11)

Preservation Meets Public Art in Mural Restoration
PreservationNation, National Trust for Historic Preservation (3/25/11)

Liquidating L.A.'s heritage
LA Times (3/23/11)

Mural of Maine's Workers Becomes Political Target
New York Times (3/23/11)

Street art and graffiti get museum exhibition in LA
The Independent (3/14/11)

Down come the murals
The Daily Home Talladega, AL (3/7/11)

Historic African American Murals to Be Restored
New York Times (2/22/11)

Mural saved from destruction at SJ airport
KGO-TV (ABC 7), San Francisco (2/21/11)

A new era begins for Highland Park mural
The Eastsider LA (1/29/11)

Lose the Landscapes, Send in the Fangs
Washington Post (12/23/10)

Raya, Reloaded: Veteran Pilsen Artist Restores Classic Guerilla Anti-War Mural
Chicago Art Magazine (12/17/10)

Museum of Contemporary Art commissions, then paints over, artwork
Los Angeles Times (12/14/10)

Inquirer Editorial: Mural support
Philadelphia Inquirer (12/15/10)

Painting the Town: 13 Unbelievable Urban Mural Projects
Web Urbanist (12/13/10)

MOCA Commissions Mural, Then Whitewashes It
Los Angeles Downtown News (12/9/10)

Getty Conservation Institute Newsletter on Decorated Architectural Services (Fall 2010)

Admiration of New Deal works of art flourishing
USA Today (11/22/10)

As murals go up, Johalla Projects' visibility increases
Chicago Tribune (11/22/10)

Conservation of América Tropical
Getty Conservation Institute Bulletin (October 2010)

LA Artists Draw Battle Lines to Save City's Legacy of Murals
Associated Press (9/19/10)

Judy Baca: Muralista
Los Angeles Times (8/28/10)

Nursing Tribute Mural Gets Facelift
Nursing Spectrum (8/25/10)

On Philly's Walls, Murals Painted With Brotherly Love
National Public Radio (8/23/10)

End is near for some LA freeway murals due to graffiti
Southern California Public Radio (8/9/10)

Restoration of Maryvale artwork touting tolerance stirs debate
The Arizona Republic (7/27/10)

Courthouse Murals Restored
Santa Barbara Independent (7/19/10)

Philadelphia team repairs, restores murals
Philadelphia Enquirer (6/21/10)

Philadelphia's murals need a makeover
WHYY (Philadelphia) (6/16/10)

The Story of Westfield: A community's mural
The Republican (Springfield, MA) (6/9/10)

Detroit gallery hides Banksy's graffiti art after threats
Detroit Free Press (5/29/10)

Shepard Fairey mural in Covington painted over after objections
Cincinnati Enquirer (5/20/10)

Austin Mural Sends Message: AIDS Foundation hopes to raise awareness with public art
Chicago Tribune (5/12/10)

Waltham Murals Seen as Antidote to Graffiti
Mitford Daily News (5/10/10)

South Side Murals: The Crumbling Spirit of Hyde Park
Chicagoist (4/27/10)

Translating Revolution Gives Voice to American Muralists
Chicagoist (4/26/10)

Chicano Park to celebrate 40 years
The San Diego Union-Tribune (4/24/10)

New Irish Mural Unveiled in Ceremony
Daily Collegian (University of Massachusetts) (4/6/10)

Hyde Park Murals Conceal and Reveal
Chicagoist (3/29/10)

Kent Twitchell to Create Three Murals for Downtown's Patriotic Hall
Los Angeles Times (2/25/10)

Some Fear Pilsen's Murals, Once a Political Statement, Fading as Art Form
Medill Reports (Northwestern University, Chicago) (1/21/10)

Atlanta artist paints mural fit for a King
Atlanta Journal Constitution (1/15/10)

Artist to restore icons
The World (Southwestern Oregon) (1/8/10)

71-year-old market might be demolished
Orange County Register (12/26/09)

This Mural Matters
National Trust for Historic Preservation (12/19/09)

A Wall in East Harlem Speaks: Stand Up and Be Counted
New York Times (12/16/09)

A Chicago mural tells a story of a recent past, but will the future accept it?
Medill Reports (Northwestern University, Chicago) (12/9/09)

Turn a Roll-Down Gate Into a Thing of Beauty
New York Times (12/1/09)

Work To Remove Romare Bearden Mural From Downtown Pittsburgh Under Way
WPXI, Pittsburgh (11/23/09)

Mural Restoration Brightens Harlem
The Epoch Times (10/12/09)

Restoring a Harlem Mural Inspired by a Masterpiece
New York Times (10/9/09)

Mural Tells the Cambridge Neighborhood's Story
Wicked Local Cambridge (9/28/09)

Artist, social satirist left mark in Santa Fe with murals:
Zara Kriegstein 1952-2009

The Santa Fe New Mexican (9/3/09)

Signs of the Times: Buildings Department Fines West Loop Artist $20,000, Then Backs Off
Chicago Journal (9/2/09)

Love Letter to Philadelphia
Wall Street Journal (8/27/09)

Let Us Spray
Washington Post (8/23/09)

Teens Bring Some Color To Harlem River Park
NY1 (8/17/09)

Graffiti is Constant Battle for Police, Parks Department, Volunteers
Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Wa.) (7/30/09)

Span holds special attraction for some
San Diego Union Tribune (8/2/2009)

IU Art Museum Opens Doors to Conservation of Famed Thomas Benton Murals
Indiana University News Room (7/27/09)

Stripping Away the Darkness as Murals Are Reborn
New York Times (7/26/09)

Twitchell's Michael Jackson mural on sale for $1 million
Los Angeles Times (7/17/09)

Restored Mural in Suffolk Post Office Reveals Beauty
The Virginian-Pilot (7/14/09)

Mural Update
Hyde Park Progress (7/12/09)

Olean Artist Makes It BIG
Olean Times Herald (7/9/09)

Mid-West Mural, Philly Phlare
NBC 10, Philadelphia (6/30/09)

Vandals Sully an Ode to East Harlem
New York Times (6/27/09)

Time for Giant Mural to Shine
Omaha World-Herald (6/23/09)

Of Bricks and Beauty: Murals feed the urban soul
Washington Post Magazine (5/17/09)

Ask About New York City’s Community Murals
New York Times (4/20/09)

Soho store looks to cover up Soho mural
Downtown Express (4/3/09)

Kiss of Death: Officials Erase Historic Berlin Wall Mural
Spiegel Online (3/27/09)

Street Art Comes in From the Cold
New York Times (3/8/09)

CCA Students Give Oakland Landmark a Facelift with Murals
California College of the Arts Web site (3/13/09)

Nonfiction: Art on the Wall Inspires Duo
The Brooklyn Rail (3/09)

Murals get rescue plan: Chicano cultural center is selected for renovation
San Diego Union-Tribune (1/17/09)

Seminole Peace Mural
90.1 FM WABE Atlanta (1/15/09)

L.A. muralist campaigns for his 'Resurrection'
Los Angeles Times (1/5/09)

A Trompe-l’Oeil Facade in Need of a Face Lift
New York Times (11/13/08)

Hyde Park muralist restoring her past
Chi*Town Daily News (10/14/08)

A City Uses Murals to Bridge Differences
New York Times (10/6/08)

Zozobra Mural: Group Aims to Restore Fading Artwork
The Santa Fe New Mexican (9/5/08)

Picture looks bleak for mural adorning former JCC
The Jewish Journal (8/12/08)

Little Angel Was Here: A Keith Haring Collaborator Makes His Mark
New York Times (8/5/08)

Philadelphia picture show
The Christian Science Monitor (8/4/08)

Neighborhood Seeks Truce in Mural Dispute
Washington Post (7/13/08)

Radio News: La Pena Mural
KQED, San Francisco (6/4/08)

$1.1 million awarded to artist of painted-over LA mural: The U.S. government is among 11 defendants who will pay $1.1 million after painting over the six-story 'Ed Ruscha Monument.'
Los Angeles Times (5/1/08)

Bearden mural valued at $15 million
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (4/24/08)

City to paint over Duboce center's Milk mural
Bay Area Reporter (4/17/08)

Public art, private concern: Grassroots organizations may be the last hope as city planners sit back, watching murals decay
The Daily Northwestern (4/17/08)

Experts ponder fixing subway mural mistake
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (3/27/08)

Artist, Building Owners Settle Case of Painted-Over Mural
Los Angeles Daily Journal (3/21/08)

A Tangle of Art and Bureaucracy Over LA's Murals
Which Way, LA?, KCRW (3/6/08)

National group takes first steps to save anti-AIDS art
El Paso Times (10/28/07)

Public Art Means Public Controversy
City Limits (New York) (9/10/07)

Postcard: Philadelphia
Time (8/23/07)

National Effort Launched to Rescue Public Murals
Heritage Preservation (12/18/06)

Rural communities showcase history, heritage to attract tourists
USA Today (9/7/06)