The City by Vincent Valdez. The painting is 42 feet long and is in six panels. Vincent Valdez discusses the inspiration behind his exhibition “The City”, which includes a large-scale painting of the KKK. A Mexican-American artist from San Antonio, Valdez explains his process for creating this powerful work that explores racism, one of the most persistent and challenging social issues of our day. Sept 2016 – San Antonio artist finished his 11 month painting project “The City.” The painting is 42 feet long and is in six panels. This was shot and edited for Texas Public Radio by David Martin Davies.