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Date/Time Event
19th Mar 2021 - 18th Jun 2021
All Day
20th Mar 2021 - 1st May 2021
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
"TOM OF FINLAND Pen and Ink 1965 – 1989"
David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles California
30th Apr 2021 - 20th Aug 2021
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
"TOM OF FINLAND The Darkroom"
Fotografiska New York, New York New York
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#TomOfFinland101 – Be one of Tom’s Men - On 8th May, one of the founding fathers of gay fetish, Tom of Finland, celebrates 101 years since his birth. The artwork Tom created, and the fetish men he envisaged, changed the way the entire world looked upon fetish and kink. By celebrating the male form in leather, uniform, sportswear, suits, and many other forms of gear, his work has turned-on generations of guys. TOM OF FINLAND LIMITED EDITION PRINTS Whilst the world is slowly coming back to life (in some areas quicker than others), we thought now would be the perfect time for us all to celebrate the essence… ... View Article
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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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