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La Luz de Jesus Gallery

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La Luz de Jesus Gallery
4633 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Venue Type: Gallery
CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
December 1st - December 31st
31st Anniversary Drawing Show
Nathan Anderson, Ana Bagayan, Paul Barnes, Vicki Berndt, Jorge Dos Diablos, Jason D’Aquino, Bruce Eichelberger, Damian Fulton, Mark Gleason, Derek Harrison, Scott Holloway, Karen Hydendahl, Stephanie Inagaki, Yumiko Kayukawa, Mariam Keurjikian, Zoe Lacchei, Craig LaRotonda, Justine Lin, Lizz Lopez, Danni Shinya Luo, Patrick McGrath Muñiz, Michael Murphy, Mayuko Nakamura, ANNIE OWENS, Daphne Yap
Representing Artists
Magda Keriakos, Jason Houchen, Krys Sapp
QUICK FACTS
Open hours
Mon-Wed 11-7, Thu-Sat 11-9, Sun 12-6
Phone
323.666.7667
Fax
323.663.0243
Gallery type
Contemporary
DESCRIPTION

HISTORY:

La Luz de Jesus Gallery
was established in 1986 as the brainchild of entrepreneur and art collector Billy Shire, considered largely responsible for fostering a new school of California art and prompting JUXTAPOZ Magazine to dub him "the Peggy Guggenheim of Lowbrow."


Showcasing mainly figurative, narrative paintings and unusual sculpture, the exhibitions are post-pop with content ranging from folk to outsider to religious to sexually deviant. The gallery's objective is to bring underground art and counter-culture to the masses. Past shows have been groundbreaking, launching unknown artists who have since become famous, such as Manuel OcampoJoe Coleman, and Robert Williams.

A new exhibit opens on the first Friday of each month, with an opening reception that DETAILS Magazine calls "the biggest and best party in Los Angeles."