G. James Daichendt | KCET
G. James Daichendt
Jim Daichendt serves as Dean of Colleges and Professor of Art History at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego. He is author of several books including: "Kenny Scharf: In Absence of Myth," "Shepard Fairey Inc. Artist/Professional/Vandal," "Stay Up Los Angeles Street Art, and The Urban Canvas: Street Art Around the World."
Post date: 2017-12-06T09:32:04-08:00
From illegal work to carefully curated pieces, San Diego has become a significant destination to see work by street artists locally and abroad.
Post date: 2017-10-17T13:40:23-07:00
One of the most common mediums for political art is poster making. From the Mexican Revolution to recent marches infuriated by the Trump administration, posters have continually been used as a powerful form of protest and a symbol of discontent.
Post date: 2017-10-11T09:06:47-07:00
Artist Ken Gonzales-Day's exhibition at the Skirball Cultural Center, “Surface Tension,” engages the mural landscape of Los Angeles and the many issues surrounding graphic arts in the public square.
Post date: 2017-09-06T10:28:40-07:00
The nation has begun removing Confederate statues around the United States. Whether we see these signifiers as landmarks, artworks, or historical marker, there may be a better way to address the frustration that appears to be guiding such actions.
Post date: 2017-03-14T12:46:00-07:00
They're affectionately called the California Locos. Chaz Bojórquez, Dave Tourjé, John Van Hamersveld, Norton Wisdom and Gary Wong are going strong after decades of art production.
Post date: 2017-01-20T12:23:33-08:00
Shepard Fairey, Ernesto Yerena, and Jessica Sabogal created a series of images that portray inclusion and acceptance. These portraits aim to disrupt the fear and hate aligned with the new administration and infiltrate the inauguration festivities.