Photos by Miguel Angel Reyes
His birth date is fast approaching, and as it is with every year, we invite all of you to share in making something special take place. Celebrate the message within his art that “Gay is good”, and our inalienable right to be and to love freely, is endorsed by Mother Nature herself.
Plan a dinner, a toast at your neighborhood bar, hopefully even a cake! All around the world parties are taking place. Remember a few years back when his Finnish postage stamp got pre-orders from 158 countries? Think global. – Durk Dehner
Create your own event on Facebook and post the event or announcement on the
Tom of Finland Day 2019 Page
(Also link to the ToF FB event from your event)
Add photos. Add stories. Show your pride.
Take the party ’round the globe.
The exhibition focuses on the interconnection between art, sex, and science, and presents a group of emerging, established, and influential Queer artists working with the male form across multiple disciplines, including photography, sculpture, painting, moving image, and collage:
(in alphabetical order)
Gio Black Peter
Tom of Finland
“Coming together with Evan Goldstein, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, was a natural fit as his focus at Bespoke Surgical is not only the intersection of sex and science, but also treating the ass as a work of art.” –Stuart Sandford, Curator
The opening reception coincides with the birthday of Tom of Finland (born Touko Laaksonen, Finnish, 1920-1991), whose libidinal foresight impacted Gay culture around the world and transcended pornography to become fine art.
The Exhibition Will Benefit