Come to La Luz de Jesus for the much anticipated release and signing party for "Tiki Mugs; Cult Artifacts of Polynesian Pop" by Jay Strongman. Tiki Farm's Holden Westland and many mug artists will be on hand to sign the book. Tiki Farm will be unveiling some new limited edition Tiki mugs.
Tiki style is more popular than ever, and there are more collectors than ever peering out from the torches and palm trees. Dive head first, shrunken or otherwise, into a Polynesian Pop world of incredible ceramics, from vintage mid-century modern designs, to the collector mugs of today. The book
features all the major manufacturers – *Tiki Farm, Munktiki, Porcelanas Pavón, Gecko'z South Sea Arts *and more along with the top artists including* Shag, Bosko, Crazy Al, Ocea Otica, Squid and Tiki Diablo.* Written by Tiki historian and renowned DJ Jay Strongman, this resource highlights the history of the Tiki mug from its original heyday in the 1950's to today. An
essential purchase for specialists, the photos and descriptions of styles such as the Frankentiki and the Monkey Mugstack will provide brilliant inspiration for those new to collecting.
The book release event will take place on March 7, 2009 at La Luz de Jesus Gallery