6th May 2020, 11:57 pm
On 8th May 2020 Tom would have turned 100 years old. Everyone is invited to wish Tom a happy birthday with a tribute on what ever social media platform/s they use with the tag #TOMs100.
8th May 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm – REMINDER, THIS IS 6P LONDON TIME Join House of Illustration curator Olivia Ahmad in a Zoom conversation with Durk Dehner, president and cofounder of Tom of Finland Foundation in LA, to celebrate the 100th birthday of the legendary homoerotic artist. Ahmad and Dehner, who […]
8th May 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm – REMINDER, THIS IS 7P HELSINKI TIME Performance artist, theatre director and novelist Janne Saarakkala, in live conversation with Durk Dehner, president and cofounder of Tom of Finland Foundation. AND there’s a lot to talk about with the new edition of Tom of Finland from Like!
14th Apr 2020 – 12th May 2020 @ All Day – Over the course of his career, Tom’s work reflected societal changes as they appeared in fashion, commercial design, technology, and architecture. Because of the concentrated and consistent nature of his project, the peripheral variations that creep in become telling indicators of the ways in which the world was changing […]
This week we bring you two tales of lore from the olden days of Queer LA. First, Kate, Daya, and Eric are joined by Sharp and Durk Dehner from the Tom of Finland Foundation to tell the story of the legendary gay artist Tom of Finland, who immigrated to Los Angeles, on the occasion… View Article
Tom of Finland: FUTURE EROTICA | May 8 Starring @SagatFrancois, @DeAngeloJxxx, @TyMitchellXXX & @ItsMickeyTaylor Animation by @jasonebeyer Directed by @alter_sin & @SagatFrancois#ToFxMEN @TomsFoundation pic.twitter.com/NuKeS8jzi0 — MEN (@Men) May 5, 2020 Tom of Finland gets futuristic in new adult film 'Future Erotica':https://t.co/pomSAdrQqC pic.twitter.com/6eeDS0lJ3T — Attitude (@AttitudeMag) May 6, 2020 It's a digital get down w/ @SagatFrancois,… View Article
Special thanks goes to the tour guide Elo Aun, curator of the exhibition Berndt Arell, and the three guests asking their questions – Alvar Ameljushenko, Henna Mikkilä and Harry Liivrand. Thanks too, to the technical team who made it happen – Sander Allikmäe, Indrek Viiret & Erik Öösalu.
Are you an Insta artist, or better yet a BOLD Twitter artist? Or both? All artists who love #TomOfFinland are invited to participate in this challenge for his birthday. Create an illustration in your own style and post it on 8 May with #TOMs100 https://t.co/T6b6vorHrc 👀 pic.twitter.com/QjYycv1FBo… View Article
To mark the historic occasion #TOMs100, we’re releasing a special commemorative edition of our upcoming “Sex & Sexuality” issue – out Thursday 23rd April – featuring the artist’s famously homoerotic work. Tom of Finland (birth name Touko Laaksonen), was born in the small south-western town of Kaarina, Finland, on 8th May 1920. His work was… View Article
8th May 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm – REMINDER, THIS IS 6P HELSINKI TIME We celebrate Tom’s birthday! MSC wishes everyone to participate in the celebration in their homes and physical distance as much as possible. Join us virtually from Galleria Loukko where Antti Kauppinen and the MSC board will toast the birthday boy! […]
7th May 2020 – 9th May 2020 @ All Day – The Finnish Diplomatic Missions in the US produce a Suomi–Finland Podcast series in English. This episode celebrates the 100th anniversary since Tom’s birth and reflects on his immeasurable legacy spanning art, society and popular culture. You will hear from Finland at the West Coast as Trade Commissioner Trainee Matti Myllyaho […]
8th May 2020 @ All Day – Tom was born Touko Valio Laaksonen in Ristimaki near Kaarina, on the southwest coast of Finland in 1920. Artwork by Tom of Finland proudly hangs in Kaarina’s Town Hall as part of the city’s art collection. On the artist’s birth date, 8th May, he will be celebrated with a […]
This online exhibition is an intimate collection of photographs and moving image works by British artist Stuart Sandford. Stuart Sandford was born in Sheffield, England but has lived and worked in the USA for the last 10 years. He has exhibited his work widely in galleries and museums internationally, including the Museum of Contemporary Art… View Article
Support TOM’s Foundation Donate The Foundation is funded by people like you Here’s a quick and easy way to say, “YES, I support the erotic arts”. You determine the exact amount of your gift. The Marcello Lupetti Artist Fund provides financial assistance to artists for materials, registration fees for classes and exhibitions, and to aid… View Article
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Risqué, Titilating, Liberating, Hot, Erotic, Raw – 100 Years of Tom of Finland https://t.co/1VT9j4o2LJ #gayartists #lgbtartists #queerart #tomoffinland #TOMs100 pic.twitter.com/UkoPmEZa94 — Instinct Magazine (@instinctmag) May 8, 2020 Celebrating the men of Tom of Finland on his 100th birthday https://t.co/yyY4MTelsw #tomoffinland #toms100 pic.twitter.com/kTjvux3t6Q — QNews (@qnews_media) May 8, 2020 … View Article
6th May 2020
Tags: #TOMs100, Tom of Finland Day
Categorised in: Friends of Tom