La Luz De Jesus
One of the most important, ground-breaking galleries in LA, which quickly garnered a considerable reputation with collectors, galleries, & artists around the world; & gave birth to a genre of California art that would come to be known as Lowbrow.
La Luz De Jesus Press
Founded in 2000 by legendary gallery owner & collector Billy Shire. La Luz de Jesus Press publishes beautifully produced, high quality books highlighting the work of some of his favorite artists.
A pop-culture toy shop with punk-rock attitude. Along with housing the largest collection of postcards in LA, Wacko offers a veritable nirvana of Japanese robots, tin wind-ups, gimmicks, games & novelties.
Established in 1971 as a tiny, family-run shop in Los Feliz. Mom handled hand-crafted soaps, Dad designed the graphics, & sons Peter & Billy Shire produced original ceramics & leather wares, respectively. Billy’s outrageous leather outfits garnered him clients like Elton John.