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Murals of Los Angeles: The Big Picture. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1988. Rickey, Carrie. ” Art in America (May 1981): 54–57. — C. K. ጦ BACON, PEGGY (Margaret Frances Brook) (1895–1987) Caricaturist, Printmaker, Painter, Illustrator Peggy Bacon, a prominent author, printmaker, illustrator, and painter, was best known as a satirical caricaturist who depicted everyday urban scenes and cultural icons of the 1930s and 1940s. She also wrote and illustrated more than 50 books for children and adults; contributed stories, poems, and drawings to prestigious magazines; and penned a prizewinning mystery novel.
Based on the success of The Great Wall, which she refers to as “both inclusive of other artistic expressions and a people’s retelling of their own history,” in 1988 Baca was asked by Los Angeles mayor Tom Bradley to create a new citywide mural project. Great Walls Unlimited: Neighborhood Pride Program has already produced more than 70 murals throughout Los Angeles. In 1990 she developed a series of murals in Guadalupe, California, that poignantly present the plight of migrant farmworkers in America.
Hellen. North American Women Artists of the 20th Century. New York: Garland Publishing, 1995. Tarbell, Roberta. Peggy Bacon: Personalities and Places. : National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1975. — C. K. ጦ BARTLETT, JENNIFER LOSCH (1941– ) Mixed Media Artist, Painter, Sculptor, Printmaker In 1976 Jennifer Bartlett’s groundbreaking Rhapsody series of paintings took the American art world by storm. The huge multipart installation featured repetitive motifs on square steel plates that covered the walls of a New York City gallery.
A to Z of American Women in the Visual Arts (Facts on File Library of American History) by Carol Kort, Liz Sonneborn