José Argüelles Memorium

José Argüelles (January 24, 1939 – March 23, 2011) was a world-renowned author, artist, and educator. He was the founder of Planet Art Network and the Foundation for the Law of Time. He held a Ph.D. in Art History and Aesthetics from the University of Chicago, and taught at numerous colleges, including Princeton University and the San Francisco Art Institute. He was the twin brother of poet Ivan Argüelles. As one of the originators of the Earth Day concept, Argüelles founded the first Whole Earth Festival in 1970, at Davis, California. More at

This video is his last public appearance at Henry S. Dakin’s 3220 Gallery, in San Francisco.

Video by Ed Ellsworth