Description: 8Sexo y violencia! Take one part Mexi-Monster cinema, one part Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, throw in a little Zoro, the WWF, and the knit-costume-wearing performance art collective, Forcefield, and you come up with the raw, vivid, and psychologically unhinged world of Lucha Librethe sports-entertainment phenomenon that first swept Mexico and now the world. Photographer Lourdes Grobet's penentrating study of Mexican professional wrestling culture features over 500 photographs of luchadores like Blue Demon, Santo, The Witch, Adorable Rub', El Solitario, and Hurricane Ramirez, as well as pictures of their families, friends, and fans--onstage, backstage, and even at home. Lucha Libre also includes photographs of stickers, flyers, postcards, stills from Mexi-lucha-cinema, interviews with the wrestlers, essays, and much, much more! In this comprehensive 20-year study, Grobet has put together the definitive look at Mexico's masked superstars. Viva la Lucha Libre!Grobet, Lourdes is the author of 'Lucha Libre Masked Superstars Of Mexican Wrestling', published 2005 under ISBN 9781933045054 and ISBN 1933045051.