Tom of Finland goes to Sweden

27.6.-20.8.

Rough sketch 0981 n.1981, pencil on paper, 14,6cm x 21cm, © 1981 Tom of Finland Foundation, USA

Kansainvälisestikin tunnetun suomalaisen kuvataiteilijan Tom of Finlandin alias Touko Laaksosen (1920–1991) näyttely tulee Tukholmaan.

Homotopia-organisaatio (Liverpool, UK) tuo Tukholmaan kattavan kokoelman Tom of Finlandin töitä aina varhaisista nuoruusvuosien luonnoksista myöhempiin töihin. Näyttelyn työt kootaan Los Angelesissa toimivan Tom of Finland -säätiön kokoelmista.

Tom of Finlandin legendaarisen maineen saaneet homoeroottiset työt nousivat eräänlaisiksi maskuliinisten homomiesten ikonimaisiksi stereotyypeiksi ympäri maailman.

27.6.2012 0:00 – 20.8.2012 0:00

Kulturhuset, Tukholma
Kulturhuset Stockholm 


The internationally known Finnish artist Tom of Finland (aka Touko Laaksonen, 1920-1991) has an exhibition coming to Stockholm.

Homotopia organization in Liverpool brings a comprehensive collection of Tom of Finland’s work from Tom of Finland Foundation in Los Angeles.

EMBASSY OF FINLAND, Stockholm

SUOMEN SUURLÄHETYSTÖ, Tukholma

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From Turku to Stockholm – TOM retrospective – 27th of June

Tom of Finland tours to Stockholm to continue its hugely successful international program in Sweden. 

TOM OF FINLAND (Finnish, 1920 – 1991), Untitled (1 of 6 from "Men of the Forest" series), 1957, Graphite on paper, 13” x 9.5”, Bob Mizer/AMG Collection Tom of Finland Foundation Permanent Collection #57.03, © 1957-2012 Tom of Finland Foundation

 The year-long exhibition attracted a record audience of 90,000 in Turku, Finland and is now touring to the prestigious Kulturhuset Stockholm
in June 2012 for 3 months.

Cay Sevón, CEO of Turku 2011 Foundation said, “Tom of Finland Retrospective was one of the most valuable parts of the artistic programme of the European Capital of Culture year. The exhibition attracted significant national and international interest. We are all very thrilled it will continue”.

The exhibition was a key part of Turku European Capital of Culture 2011
and is presented by Turku 2011 Foundation; Homotopia, Liverpool;
and Tom of Finland Foundation.

KULTURHUSET

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