Murals

News
Conservation & Preservation

San Francisco school board votes to preserve but conceal a controversial mural

Its 4-3 decision reverses an earlier vote to paint over a 1930s work that some parents and board members found racist and damaging to students

News
US politics

African American leaders object to erasure of controversial school mural in San Francisco

Local figures defend portrayal of the nation’s blemished early history

News
Controversies

Artist defends controversial mural of New Zealand prime minister embracing Muslim woman

Loretta Lizzio's memorial image of Jacinda Ardern unveiled in Melbourne divides public opinion

Feature
Los Angeles

Wearing its art on its sleeve: Los Angeles' enduring passion for murals

The city’s street paintings, vehicles for protest since the 1930s, continue to be a flashpoint