Tom of Finland made iconic drawings in an apartment on Tehtaankatu – Now a plaque is being installed on the wall of the house with the support of the fetish community

17th August 2020, 12:02 pm


Artist Tom of Finland (Touko Laaksonen), lived at Tehtaankatu 7 1969-1984. Photo: Kimmo Penttinen READ ARTICLE by Tuomo Väliaho

TOM OF FINLAND (Touko Laaksonen, Finnish, 1920 – 1991), Northmen, 1989, Color pencil on paper, ©1989 Tom of Finland Foundation

On Saturday 22nd August, the internationally renowned artist Tom of Finland (born Touko Laaksonen, 1920–1991) will receive a plaque on the wall of his former home in Ullanlinna, Helsinki.

There will be an exhibition over the weekend of Tom of Finland’s posters he made for the Finlandization Festival in the late 1980s.

Tom is honored for his centenary at two Helsinki events in August

You can join the unveiling on Saturday, and afterwards meet everyone at the exhibition till 3p!    

Published: 17th August 2020

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