Images Push the Boundaries at Rubén Esparza’s “Piss, Blood, Spunk”

Digital Flux, Mostly Cocks (Series), 2015-2019, Photo-collage, Sizes variable

Rubén Esparza combines the skills of a multi-media artist and the insight of a gifted curator to synergize intensely cross-referential artworks.

Queer AIDS tropes, phallocentrism, and bodily fluids become markers of LGBTQ+ culture from the early ’90s to the contemporary Trumpian zeitgeist.

RUBÉN ESPARZA Piss + Blood & Spunk: Seminal Works 1993-2019. Presented by Tom of Finland Foundation. Curated by Phil Tarley. June 8 – July 6, 2019. On view by appointment through July 6, 2019

Opening Reception: Saturday, June 8, 2019, 7 to 10 pm. Opening night events include performances and happenings by: Oscar David Alvarez, Ridge Gallagher, Jon Vaz Gar, Jordan Michael Green, Jamison Karon, Kale, Marval A Rex, and Sheree Rose.

TOM House, 1421 Laveta Terrace, Los Angeles, California  90026
Phone +1 213 250 1685 www.TomOfFinlandFoundation.org

See 16 images from the exhibition.

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