The Beverly Arts
TV Host Interviews G. James Daichent, Ed.D in Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills, California, USA. 5th March, 2021. TV Host Joey Zhou interviewed art critic and art historian G. James Daichendt, Ed.D at the Beverly Canon Gardens in Beverly Hills, California. Dr. Daichendt recently completed a book called Robbie Conal: Streetwise: 35 Years of Politically Charged Guerrilla Art and is also a Co-chairman of the Los Angeles Beverly Arts International Art Festival and The Beverly Arts Online Exhibition. Dr. Daichendt holds a doctorate degree from Columbia University and graduate degrees from Harvard and Boston universities and is a Dean of the Colleges and Vice-Provost at the University Loma Nazarene University in Southern California.
Dr. Dachint is also a very active speaker and was featured on TED Talk: "The Streets as a Canvas". Other books he has written include: Shepard Fairey Inc: Artist/Professional/Vandal (2014); The Urban Canvas: Street Art Around the World (2017); Kenny Scharf: In Absence of Myth (2016); Stay Up! Los Angeles Street Art (2012); Artist Scholar: Reflections on Writing and Research (2011); and Artist-Teacher: A Philosophy for Creating and Teaching (2010).
During the interview, they took a moment to call LABA artist Jiannan Huang in China. Joey Zhou shared Dr. Daichendt's latest book with Jiannan Huang, as a part of the effort by LABA to share art and culture between artists, scholars, and those involved in the art world.
Since the launching ceremony of the LABA International Art Festival on 10/28/2020, Dr. Dachendt has been following the progress of the LABA Festival. During the epidemic, Dr. Daichendt has been teaching and interacting with his students through ZOOM conferencing and online learning. He is dedicated to education and the arts and looks forward to having more interaction with those in the art world through his involvement LABA, including more exchanges internationally with artists to share knowledge, culture, and inspire the next generation.