Benton, Ramos, and Riley
Artwork from the 1960s has made a lasting mark on the California art scene. Spark takes a special look at the artistic legacy of this celebrated decade, catching up with three local luminaries that burst onto the scene then with their own unique visions: sculptor Fletcher Benton, painter Mel Ramos and composer Terry Riley.
This program is not currently scheduled for broadcast.
Get a rare glimpse inside the process of composing with Terry Riley and the Kronos Quartet.
Visit the de Saisset Museum in Santa Clara with sculptor Fletcher Benton.
Go inside the studio of Mel Ramos as he puts the finishing touches on his new series of portraits.
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