“Flipping pages – Tom of Finland: The Official Life and Work of a Gay Hero”

15th October 2020, 5:20 pm








Works in the Reality & Fantasy exhibition seen in Tom of Finland: The Official Life and Work of a Gay Hero

Durk Dehner / President & Cofounder, Tom of Finland Foundation, Los Angeles, USA
F. Valentine Hooven III / Author, The Official Life and Work of a Gay Hero, Palm Springs, USA

Durk and Valentine talk about Tom’s special edition 100th biography and the Reality & Fantasy exhibition.

“TOM OF FINLAND: The Official Life and Work of a Gay Hero” releases

  Avant-garde, provocative, subversive and rebellious – Tom of Finland stamped history with his recognizable artistic style. A virtuoso of drawing, he fashioned the silhouette of a new Gay man – strong, confident, joyful and assertive – fully participating in the visibility and recognition of the nascent Homosexual movement. With text authorized by the artist… View Article

Exhibition in Japan of the works of the iconic Finnish artist Tom of Finland travels to Osaka

  The exhibition, at Shinsaibashi PARCO, is the fruits of a collaboration between the Finnish Institute Japan, the Embassy of Finland in Japan, Tom of Finland Foundation, The Container gallery, and PARCO. The exhibition is curated by the Tokyo-based curator and director of The Container, Mr. Shai Ohayon. The exhibition was designed to coincide with… View Article

Published: 15th October 2020

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