SAVE THE DATE – “TOM OF FINLAND: Public & Private” – Antebellum – Hollywood – 11/07

Antebellum
Is Honored to Celebrate the Life of Iconic Artist

TOM OF FINLAND: Public & Private

TOM OF FINLAND (Finnish, 1920 – 1991),
TOM’s “doodles”, Graphite on newspaper.

 Edition print, © 2011 Tom of Finland Foundation

We will be presenting never-before-seen
collages, photography and drawings by
TOM OF FINLAND

curated by
RICK CASTRO

November 7th, 2011 Marks the 20th Anniversary of
TOM OF FINLAND’S DEATH DAY

Please Join
RICK CASTRO, DURK DEHNER, SHARP &

Opening Reception

November 7th
6:00 pm til 9:00 pm

$10 Donation

Runs Thru December 23rd, 2011

1643 North Las Palmas Avenue
Hollywood, California  90028
323.856.0667

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“Cruising the Archive: Queer Art and Culture in Los Angeles” – opens October 1st


Cruising the Archive: Queer Art and Culture in Los Angeles, 1945-1980  
is a three-part exhibition of artwork and archival materials culled from the collections at ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives.

 

Organized by David Frantz and Mia Locks, Cruising the Archive: Queer Art and Culture in Los Angeles explores the relationship between artistic practices and LGBTQ histories through artworks, objects, and archival documents culled from the collections at ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives. By presenting works of art alongside archival materials from the social and historical context of their production, the exhibition explores the divergent, ambiguous, and sometimes humorous ways in which queer artists and activists in Los Angeles have contributed to the aesthetic and political field of cultural production. Cruising the Archive presents artworks by both established and unknown artists and is the most comprehensive showing of ONE Archives’ art collection to date.


Check here for exhibition updates and information related to events organized in conjunction with Cruising the Archive.

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West Hollywood Book Fair – Visit TOM on October 2, 2011

Tom of Finland Foundation
is at this year’s

10th Annual
West Hollywood Book Fair

We’ll be selling
physique magazines, art prints,
limited edition art books,
biographies, retrospectives and calendars.

Meet Michael Kirwan and take home his new Bruno Gmünder release.

Join us (and 30,000 other book lovers!)  from 10am-6pm
at West Hollywood Library and West Hollywood Park on
North San Vicente Boulevard.

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