MOCA presents first exhibition devoted to the art of Bob Mizer and Tom of Finland

BOB MIZER, Physique Pictorial , 1968. Artwork: TOM OF FINLAND, 1962. Printed with permission of Bob Mizer Foundation, Inc.

BOB MIZER, Physique Pictorial , 1968. Artwork: TOM OF FINLAND, 1962. Printed with permission of Bob Mizer Foundation, Inc.

 

The exhibition features a selection of Tom of Finland’s masterful drawings and collages, alongside Mizer’s rarely seen photo-collage “catalogue boards” and films, as well as a comprehensive collection of his groundbreaking magazine Physique Pictorial, where drawings by Tom were first published in 1957. Organized by MOCA Curator Bennett Simpson and guest Co-Curator Richard Hawkins, the exhibition is presented with the full collaboration of the Bob Mizer Foundation, El Cerrito, and the Tom of Finland Foundation, Los Angeles.

 

Bob Mizer & Tom of Finland is presented at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Pacific Design Center,  8687 Melrose Ave. in West Hollywood, 11.02.13 – 01.26.14. moca.org

 

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