It’s our history | 1989 | The premier issue of the “Dispatch”

28th March 2022, 12:32 pm

 

Dispatch Fall 1989

DEAR FRIENDS . . .

I extend my thanks to you for your interest in the archives. Many of the fellows who volunteer their time to help Tom of Finland Foundation have shared with me how much my drawings inspired them in their youth. And from their stories I realized that my work could be of value for future generations. I feel proud to have contributed my life’s work to help nurture healthy, open minds among young people, gay and straight, male and female, present and fu­ture. If you feel as I do, then I invite you to work with us toward this goal.

Sincerely,

Tom

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TOM OF FINLAND Untitled, c.1972, Graphite on paper, © Tom of Finland Foundation

GENTLEMEN, PLACE YOUR BIDS: This is a pencil drawing Tom has donated from his personal collection to be auctioned off at LACE Gallery on Saturday, 4th November.


About Foundation

ABOUT TOM’S FOUNDATION Who we are In 1984, the nonprofit Tom of Finland Foundation (ToFF) was established by Durk Dehner and his friend Tom. 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… View Article

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