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STREET GALLERY: Guide to 1000 Los Angeles Murals by Robin J. Dunitz. (RJD Enterprises, P.O. Box 64668, Los Angeles, CA 90064, 310-470-8864).

Good news! The first comprehensive guidebook to L.A. County’s interior and exterior painted, tile and mosaic wall art. A board member and bus-tour director of the Mural Conservancy of L.A., Dunitz organizes her book by neighborhood, with 22 detailed street maps locating murals that date from 1913 to 1992 (above: Richard Wyatt’s “Hollywood Jazz”). Throughout this guide you’ll find artist biographies and photo-essays on the evolution of Graffiti Art and on arts programs like the Olympic Freeway Murals Project and MetroRail’s Art for Rail Transit.


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