Date(s) - 14th Apr 2020 - 12th May 2020
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 over the decades. For all of his many influential qualities, Tom was above all responsive: to his own desires, to the relationships and bodies he observed, and to his materials.
This exhibition celebrates the centennial of the artist’s birth. Featuring never-before-exhibited drawings in pencil and pen and ink, as well as Tom’s personal collages.
Providing viewers with unique opportunities to observe the scope of Tom’s working methodology onlineTom of Finland: 100 Years, presented by David Kordansky Gallery, provides viewers with unique opportunities to observe the scope of Tom’s working methodology. Exquisitely rendered pencil drawings like the rare Untitled (Cover for Kake Vol. 15 – “Violent Visitor”) (1971) reveal the virtuoso qualities of the hand that generated some of his most immediately recognizable scenes…. View Article
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Brilliant, touching, dangerous, erotic, Tom of Finland: 100 Years, celebrating the centennial of the artists birth, is on view now on @davidkordanskygallery’s online viewing room, early collages, illustrations and more #tomoffinland #davidkordanskygallery #buff #quarantineworkout
Published: 14th April 2020
Categorised in: Exhibitions - TOM