La Luz de Jesus 25: The Little Gallery That Could (Hardcover)

La Luz de Jesus 25: The Little Gallery That Could By Billy Shire, Janice Gore (Editor), Alix Sloan (Preface by) Cover Image
By Billy Shire, Janice Gore (Editor), Alix Sloan (Preface by)
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To celebrate the 25th anniversary of La Luz de Jesus, mastermind Billy Shire has
organized a monumental group show featuring around 300 artists, each of whom have
contributed one new piece and a written anecdote about their experience with the
gallery. In 25 years of groundbreaking exhibitions, this is La Luz's first published survey,
featuring three generations of the most important artists working today. The book, a
companion to the show, chronicles the rich legacy of La Luz de Jesus and the thriving
art movements it helped launch.

Involved in the La Luz de Jesus 25th Anniversary project is a who's-who of art, including
Robert Williams, Joe Coleman, Glenn Barr, Elizabeth McGrath, the Clayton Brothers,
Gary Panter, Mark Mothersbaugh, Lou Beach, Hudson Marquez, Aaron
Smith, Owen Smith, Frank Kozik, Manuel Ocampo, Don Ed Hardy, Jeff Soto, Dave
Cooper, Daniel Martin Diaz, Scott Musgrove, Bari Kumar, Tim Biskup, Joe Sorren, Chris
Mars, Jessica Joslin, The Pizz, Coop, Shag, Gary Baseman, Bob Dob, and many more
who haven't confirmed at this writing.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780867197648
ISBN-10: 0867197641
Publisher: Last Gasp
Publication Date: November 15th, 2011
Pages: 320
Language: English



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