“My Gay Eye / Mein schwules Auge” – Tom of Finland Foundation Special

14th August 2018, 10:01 am

Cover photo by Josh Paul Thomas after a drawing by Tom of Finland.

Tom of Finland
(born Touko Laaksonen, 1920-1991)
has created a fascinating Gay world
with his pencil.

This special edition of My Gay Eye presents the many sides of the artist and explores the Foundation he cofounded. Discover treasures from an extensive collection of Gay art, many shown here for the first time. Contemporary authors and artists add to this unique homage to Tom with their essays, interviews, short stories and images.

400 pages with works by over 100 artists among them Bastille, Henning von Berg, Peter Berlin, Rick Castro, Ruben Esparza, Etienne, Florian Hetz, G.B. Jones, Michael Kirwan, Bob Mizer, George Quaintance, Rex, Stuart Sandford, Gengoroh Tagame, The Hun and Arthur Tress.

Exclusive texts by Michael Bullock, Kevin Clarke, Jamison Karon, Ralf König, Ralph Poole, Rolf Redlin, Steven Reigns, Peter Rehberg and the cofounder and president of Tom of Finland Foundation, Durk Dehner.

Featured at Tom of Finland Art and Culture Festival, 6-7th October 2018
Eye on Collecting

Published: 14th August 2018


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