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Tom of Finland Foundation has been dedicated to protecting, preserving, and promoting the erotic arts for over three and a half decades.

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Venice Paris ToFF Exhibition

Daddy's Day 2022

Emerging Artist Competition 2022

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date/Time Event
24th Mar 2022 - 6th Nov 2022
12:00 am
"Fashioning Masculinities: The Art of Menswear"
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
15th Apr 2022 - 10th Jul 2022
12:00 am
BREYER P-ORRIDGE "We Are But One"
Pioneer Works, Brooklyn NY
18th Jun 2022 - 2nd Jul 2022
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
TOM’s FOUNDATION + MIKE RUIZ’s EYE: Teams Up + Gears Up Exhibition
TOM House, Los Angeles California

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More about Tom

Portrait of Tom

Tom of Finland is the artist name of Finnish Touko Laaksonen (1920, Kaarina – 1991, Helsinki). He signed his erotic work “Tom”, and when his drawings were first published in 1957, the now world-famous “Tom of Finland” was born. “Touko Laaksonen” was kept for family and colleagues; both friends and fans have always simply called him “Tom”.

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The Foundation has presented work created by other erotic artists through the decades.

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