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Tom of Finland's Hypermasculine Gay Images in 'The Pleasure of Play' - New York Times

23 Jul 15, 07:07:04

New York Times

Tom of Finland's Hypermasculine Gay Images in 'The Pleasure of Play'
New York Times
For several decades, beginning in the 1950s, Touko Laaksonen, a corporate advertising designer based in Helsinki, moonlighted as a pornographic draftsman named Tom of Finland. Working primarily in the medium of graphite drawing, he created a visual ...

Artists Space Mounts Massive Tom of Finland Retrospective (NSFW) - Village Voice

07 Jul 15, 09:07:44

Village Voice

Artists Space Mounts Massive Tom of Finland Retrospective (NSFW)
Village Voice
The Norman Rockwell of gay pornographers, Tom of Finland imagined utopian tableaux of Olympian fucking, a world of unbound sexual pleasure where nary a worry interrupts a cock's travels from ass to mouth and back again. In Tom's drawings, sex ...

Tom of Finland Will Put Out Your Fire - In the Air, Art+Auction's Gossip Column (blog)

08 Jul 15, 12:07:36

In the Air, Art+Auction's Gossip Column (blog)

Tom of Finland Will Put Out Your Fire
In the Air, Art+Auction's Gossip Column (blog)
No matter your sexual orientation, you'd do well to run over to Artists Space in New York for the phenomenally lewd and irreverent survey of drawings by late gay erotica icon Tom of Finland, on view through August 23. And if you, um, own a fireplace ...

Tom of Finland valloittaa New Yorkia - Helsingin Sanomat

21 Jul 15, 11:07:27

Helsingin Sanomat

Tom of Finland valloittaa New Yorkia
Helsingin Sanomat
Lyhtypylväissä komeilee suuria mainoslakanoita suomalaisen Tom of Finlandin The Pleasure of Play -taidenäyttelystä kadun varren galleriassa. Alue on Manhattanin Sohoa, vapaamielisen kulttuuri-Amerikan sisintä. Näkyvyyteen on panostettu. Käsillä ei ...

Faultline: Where LA's Gay Cultures Collide and Coincide - WEHOville

31 Jul 15, 11:07:10

WEHOville

Faultline: Where LA's Gay Cultures Collide and Coincide
WEHOville
... and provocative art by William Webster and Tom of Finland, that convinced Jorge Usatorres, the asset director and risk manager for a major commercial investment company, to make Faultline his. On Saturday Usatorres celebrates the one-year ...

Reuters Sports Schedule at 0001 GMT on Saturday, Aug 1 - Reuters

01 Aug 15, 01:08:47

Reuters Sports Schedule at 0001 GMT on Saturday, Aug 1
Reuters
4 whether to uphold star New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension, which could resolve the "Deflategate" scandal before the regular season starts. (NFL-BRADY/ (UPDATE 3, PIX), moved, ... ATP: German Open, Hamburg (to Aug 2 ...

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AP Sportlight - Newsday

01 Aug 15, 04:08:55

AP Sportlight
Newsday
1985 -- Tom Seaver, 40, becomes the 17th 300-game winner in major league history with a six-hitter -- all singles -- as the Chicago White Sox beat the New York Yankees 4-1. 1985 -- Rod Carew of the California Angels gets his 3,000th hit in a 6-5 win ...

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Tom of Finland -sammutuspeitteitä ei piilotella kaapissa - City Lehti

07 Jul 15, 08:07:06

City Lehti

Tom of Finland -sammutuspeitteitä ei piilotella kaapissa
City Lehti
Suomalainen paloturvallisuusyritys Jalo Helsinki julkaisee sarjan sammutuspeitteitä, joita koristavat ikoniset, homoeroottiset Tom of Finland -kuosit. Tom of Finland eli Touko Laaksonen (1920-1991) oli kuvataiteilija, jonka homoeroottiset piirrokset ...

Muscle-power changes the movies - New Zealand Herald

31 Jul 15, 05:07:28

Muscle-power changes the movies
New Zealand Herald
Cinemagoers who saw Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy last summer were treated to the sight of Chris Pratt showing off the kind of torso that wouldn't look out of place in a Tom of Finland print. This northern summer, he did the same in Jurassic World ...

Tom of Finland: the Pleasure of Play review – definitely not the marrying kind - The Guardian

26 Jun 15, 09:06:48

The Guardian

Tom of Finland: the Pleasure of Play review – definitely not the marrying kind
The Guardian
I was reminded of that on my recent visits to Artists Space, which is hosting a major show of the art of Tom of Finland, a cult illustrator of ithyphallic musclemen, motorcycle fiends and leather gods. The exhibition, spanning two spaces, is the ...
Celebrating Marriage Equality in the US with Tom of FinlandHyperallergic

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