THE ART OF TIKI Exhibition, Los Angeles, Oct 6-29th, 2017,

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Above: Mexican illustrator Dr Alderete’s ode to the 3 most famous exponents of Tiki associated Exotica music. Les Baxter, Martin Denny and Arthur Lyman.

Sven Kirsten‘s latest book The Art of the Tiki is currently being launched alongside the THE ART OF TIKI: 21st Anniversary Art of Tiki Show & No False Idols in the La Luz De Jesus Gallery  in Los Angeles from the 9th-29th October, 2017. Check out the items that were on sale at the exhibition HERE. Some of our personal favourite artists are on display; Derek Yaniger, SHAG, Dr. Alderete, Thor  and Mike Hoffman,

Recent interview by Ray Wyland with the German-born Californian, music video director turned author Sven Kirsten.

Need a faux mid-century Polynesian fix? Then we highly recommend the recently opened Jacoby’s Tiki Bar in Enmore, Sydney. We haven’t had a chance to visit, but many friends have given them high praise.

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