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Billy Bowers Wall Hanging - 1970s

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    Posted 8 years ago

    ho2cultcha
    (4657 items)

    A good friend gave this to me yesterday. He was given three wall-hangings and a jacket by Billy or one of the other Cockettes. Billy's work has been collected by hardcore San Franciscans for a long time, but also people like Madonna, and the Smithsonian. I think that this piece is from the 70s, possibly one of his early pieces. I'm not sure how to date it though. i have no idea where to categorize this piece!

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    1. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 8 years ago
      to read more about Billy Bowers, go here: http://faetopia.com/2012-faetopia/billy-bowers/
    2. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 8 years ago
      to learn more about the Cockettes and Billy Bowers, check out the movie here: http://www.cockettes.com/
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