“My Gay Eye – Homage to Tom of Finland” | 17th August | Berlin

TOM OF FINLAND (Touko Laaksonen, Finnish, 1920 – 1991), Untitled, 1986, Color pencil on paper,  © 1986-2018 Tom of Finland Foundation

Exhibition and Book Presentation
Curated by Rinaldo Hopf and Durk Dehner

A selection of work from artists in the current anthology of the same name including:

Johnny Alexandre Abbate, Aries, Henning von Berg, Rick Castro, Greg Day, Norman Deigan, Domino, Rubén Esparza, Gorilla, Florian Hetz, The Hun, Nigel Kent, Michael Kirwan, Patrick Lee, Link, Yu-liang Liu, Manflesh, Muscle Matt, Minoru, Goh Mishima, Olaf, Sven Oliver, Palanca, Teddy of Paris, Joe Phillips, Sean Platter, Stuart Sandford

Preview: 7p

Folsom special event:  Saturday 8th September 6-10p

Special guest artist: DJ Hell


Exhibition on view through 11th September

Rinaldo is editor of the book and was an artist-in-residence at Tom of Finland Foundation. Durk cofounded the Foundation with Tom in 1984 to protect, preserve and promote erotic art.




Mein schwules Auge / My Gay Eye – Hommage an Tom of Finland | 5th July | Munich

YU-LIANG LIU, Mars and Venus, Allegory of Peace

An exhibition and book presentation by Rinaldo Hopf with a selection of works from the anthology.

This special Tom of Finland Foundation edition deals with the iconic artist (born Touko Laaksonen, 1920-1991) and his effect on subsequent generations.

Some of the artists being shown are Aries, Domino, Etienne, Gorilla, Link, Minoru, Muscle Matt, Nigel Kent, Norman Deigan, Patrick Lee, Rick Castro, and The Hun.

Rinaldo will be on hand to sign copies of the book and was an artist-in-residence at Tom of Finland Foundation.


The exhibition will be on view during Christopher Street Day and through 22nd July.