b. 14th December 1984

14th December 2014, 1:00 am

Three Decades of Dedication to
Protecting, Preserving and Promoting Art

Tom-Of-Finland-Foundation

 

The nonprofit Tom of Finland Foundation (ToFF) was established by the artist Tom of Finland (Touko Laaksonen, 1920 – 1991) and Durk Dehner. As Tom had established worldwide recognition as the master of homoerotic art, the Foundation’s original purpose was to preserve his vast catalog of work. Several years later the scope was widened to offer a safe haven for all art that portrayed sexual behavior or generated a sexual response.

Today ToFF continues in its efforts of educating the public as to the cultural merits of erotic art and in promoting healthier, more tolerant attitudes about sexuality.

Published: 14th December 2014

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