Tom of Finland’s photos are out of the darkroom

30th July 2020, 8:14 am

Finnish artist Tom of Finland is a Gay icon

Photo: Magnus Hallgren

Jessica Jarl, exhibition producer at Fotografiska, is preparing the exhibition Tom of Finland: The Darkroom, which opens on Friday 31st JulyJessica Jarl, exhibition producer at Fotografiska, is preparing the exhibition Tom of Finland: The Darkroom, which opens on Friday 31st July. “A picture treasure,” she says of the photographs.

 

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“TOM OF FINLAND The Darkroom”

31st Jul 2020 – 29th Nov 2020 @ All Day –                 And it was to darkened places that gay people were referred, even the ones born late in the first half of the 1900s, since their orientation was criminalised and classified as a mental disorder. So Touko Laaksonen, as he was named on his birth certificate, worked for […]

Published: 30th July 2020

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