The Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists

The Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists

Directed by Les Blank • 1994 • United States

This documentary from Les Blank follows the indomitable Gerald 'The Maestro' Gaxiola, who turned to a life of prolific art making after years as an aircraft mechanic, traveling salesman, and body builder. While, in Gaxiola's words, 'art is a religion, not a business,' The Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists is a joyful portrait of an irreverent, outsized life.

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The Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists
  • The Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists

    Directed by Les Blank • 1994 • United States

    This documentary from Les Blank follows the indomitable Gerald 'The Maestro' Gaxiola, who turned to a life of prolific art making after years as an aircraft mechanic, traveling salesman, and body builder. While, in Gaxiola's words, 'art is a religion,...