A Conversation with Henry A. J. Ramos

By Jill Thayer, Ph.D. In my podcast, “The Art of Life” on Voice of Paso Internet radio, I had the opportunity to interview Henry A. J. Ramos, Chief Curator and Artistic Director at Studios on the Park in Paso Robles, California. In addition to his role for the non-profit cultural organization, Henry is an artist […]

Artist Emergence and The Art Market

Narrative transcript: “Artist Emergence and the Art Market” from “The Art of Life” with Dr. Jill Thayer, a podcast on Voice of Paso Internet radio on the Central Coast of California. Podcast audio:¬†https://clyp.it/shesqmvj This subject evolved from my doctoral dissertation, “Artist Emergence in Contemporary Culture: A Dialectic in Social and Material Conditions of Southern California […]

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors, The Broad, Los Angeles

“Wit and wonder draw audiences into the existential realm of Yayoi Kusama (b.1929), a visual, installation and performance artist; and leading figure in the Western avant-garde and 1960s counter culture of political activism.” Jill Thayer, Ph.D.