David Kordansky Gallery

  • Bob Mizer & Tom of Finland, 2013-2014, MOCA, Los Angeles, CA, Installation view
  • Bob Mizer & Tom of Finland, 2013-2014, MOCA, Los Angeles, CA, Installation view
  • Bob Mizer & Tom of Finland, 2013-2014, MOCA, Los Angeles, CA, Installation view
  • Bob Mizer & Tom of Finland, 2013-2014, MOCA, Los Angeles, CA, Installation view
  • Keep Your Timber Limber, curated by Sarah McCrory, 2013, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England, Installation view
  • Keep Your Timber Limber, curated by Sarah McCrory, 2013, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England, Installation view
  • Untitled (preparatory drawing), 1989, graphite on paper, 16.5 x 11.63 inches (41.9 x 29.5 cm), framed: 19 x 14.25 x 1.5 inches (48.3 x 36.2 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled (preparatory drawing), 1989, graphite on paper, 10.88 x 8.56 inches (27.6 x 21.7 cm), framed: 13 x 12.5 x 1.5 inches (33 x 31.8 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled (preparatory drawing), 1988, graphite on paper, 11.69 x 8.31 inches (29.7 x 21.1 cm), framed: 14.25 x 10.75 x 1.5 inches (36.2 x 27.3 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled (preparatory drawing), 1988, graphite on paper, 11.75 x 8.25 inches (29.8 x 21 cm), framed: 14.19 x 10.75 x 1.5 inches (36 x 27.3 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled (preparatory drawing), 1988, graphite on paper, 11.75 x 8.25 inches (29.8 x 21 cm), framed: 14.25 x 10.75 x 1.5 inches (36.2 x 27.3 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled (preparatory drawing), 1985, graphite on paper, 11.75 x 8.25 inches (29.8 x 21 cm), framed: 14.25 x 10.75 x 1.5 inches (36.2 x 27.3 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled, c. 1980, mixed media on paper, 11 x 8.5 inches (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
  • Untitled (preparatory drawing), c. 1980, graphite on paper, 11.63 x 8.25 inches (29.5 x 21 cm), framed: 14.25 x 10.75 x 1.5 inches (36.2 x 27.3 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled, 1976, graphite on paper, 14.31 x 10.81 inches (36.3 x 27.5 cm), framed: 16.75 x 13.25 x 1.5 inches (42.5 x 33.7 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled, 1975, graphite on paper, 11.75 x 8.94 inches (29.8 x 22.7 cm), framed: 14.25 x 11.25 x 1.5 inches (36.2 x 28.6 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled, 1975, graphite on paper, 11.63 x 8.25 inches (29.5 x 21 cm), framed: 15.75 x 12.5 x 1.5 inches (40 x 31.8 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled (preparatory drawing), 1975, graphite on paper, 11.63 x 8.25 inches (29.5 x 21 cm), framed: 14.25 x 10.75 x 1.5 inches (36.2 x 27.3 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled, c. 1975, mixed media on paper, 11 x 8.5 inches (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
  • Untitled (preparatory drawing), c. 1975, graphite on paper, 11.63 x 8.25 inches (29.5 x 21 cm), framed: 14.25 x 10.75 x 1.5 inches (36.2 x 27.3 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled, c. 1974, mixed media on paper, 11 x 8.5 inches (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
  • Untitled (preparatory drawing), 1974, graphite on paper, 11.63 x 8.25 inches (29.5 x 21 cm), framed: 14.25 x 10.75 x 1.5 inches (36.2 x 27.3 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled (preparatory drawing), 1974, graphite on paper, 16.5 x 11.89 inches (41.9 x 30.2 cm), framed: 21.25 x 14.25 x 1.5 inches (54 x 36.2 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled, c. 1974, mixed media on paper, 11 x 8.5 inches (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
  • Buddies, 1973, gouache on paper, 12 3/16 x 8 7/8 inches (31 x 22.5 cm), framed: 17 7/8 x 14 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches (45.4 x 36.8 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled, c. 1973, mixed media on paper, 11 x 8.5 inches (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
  • Untitled, 1973, graphite on paper, 12.25 x 8.63 inches (31.1 x 21.9 cm), framed: 15.5 x 13 x 1.5 inches (39.4 x 33 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled (preparatory drawing), c. 1973, graphite on paper, 11.63 x 8.34 inches (29.5 x 21.2 cm), framed: 14.25 x 10.75 x 1.5 inches (36.2 x 27.3 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled, c. 1973, mixed media on paper, 11 x 8.5 inches (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
  • Untitled (preparatory drawing), 1972, graphite on paper, 11.63 x 8.31 inches (29.5 x 21.1 cm), framed: 14.25 x 10.75 x 1.5 inches (36.2 x 27.3 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled, c. 1970, mixed media on paper, 11 x 8.5 inches (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
  • Untitled, 1969, graphite on paper, 11.75 x 8.25 inches (29.8 x 21 cm), framed: 14.25 x 10.75 x 1.5 inches (36.2 x 27.3 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled, 1968, graphite on paper, 12 x 9.38 inches (30.5 x 23.8 cm), framed: 14.5 x 12 x 1.5 inches (36.8 x 30.5 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled, 1968, graphite on paper, 12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm), framed: 14.38 x 11.5 x 1.5 inches (36.5 x 29.2 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled, c. 1968, mixed media on paper, 11 x 8.5 inches (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
  • Untitled, c. 1962, mixed media on paper, 11 x 8.5 inches (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
  • Untitled, 1961, graphite on paper, 11.5 x 8 inches (29.2 x 20.3 cm), framed: 14 x 10.5 x 1.5 inches (35.6 x 26.7 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled, 1961, graphite on paper, 12.25 x 9.75 inches (31.1 x 24.8 cm), framed: 14.75 x 12.25 x 1.5 inches (37.5 x 31.1 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled, 1961, graphite on paper, 12.25 x 9.75 inches (31.1 x 24.8 cm), framed: 14.75 x 12.25 x 1.5 inches (37.5 x 31.1 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled (preparatory drawing), c. 1960, graphite on paper, 11.63 x 8.25 inches (29.5 x 21 cm), framed: 14.25 x 10.75 x 1.5 inches (36.2 x 27.3 x 3.8 cm)
  • Sailor's Dream, 1959, graphite on paper, 7.5 x 10.38 inches (19.1 x 26.4 cm), framed: 10 x 13 x 1.5 inches (25.4 x 33 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled, 1958, graphite on paper, 7.63 x 12.5 inches (19.4 x 31.8 cm), framed: 12.25 x 16.75 x 1.5 inches (31.1 x 42.5 x 3.8 cm)
  • Untitled, 1957, graphite on paper, 9.38 x 6.89 inches (23.8 x 17.5 cm), framed: 12 x 9.5 x 1.5 inches (30.5 x 24.1 x 3.8 cm)

Biography

born 1920, Kaarina, Finland
died 1991, Helsinki, Finland


EDUCATION

1946
Markkinointi-instituutti, Helsinki, Finland


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
(* indicates a publication)

2017
Touko Laaksonen – Tom of Finland: Of Music and Men, Waino-Aaltonen-Museum, Turku, Finland
The Man Behind Tom of Finland: Loves and Lives, curated by Susanna Luoto, Salon Dahlmann, Berlin, Germany
*The Man Behind Tom of Finland: Ecce Homo, curated Susanna Luoto, Galerie Judin, Berlin, Germany

2016
The Pleasure of Play, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

2015
The Pleasure of Play, Artists Space Exhibitions, New York, NY
Sealed with a Secret: Correspondence of Tom of Finland, Postimuseu, Tampere, Finland
*Early Work 1944 – 1972, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2013
Tom of Finland Preliminary Drawings, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, England

2012
Tom of Finland, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
Tom of Finland: Male Masterworks, World Erotic Art Museum, Miami Beach, FL

2011
Tom of Finland: Public and Private, Antebellum, Hollywood, CA
Tom of Finland: Original Drawings, PHD, St. Louis, USA
Tom of Finland, European Capital of Culture, Logomo, Turku, Finland

2009
Tom of Finland, Schlechtriem Brothers, Berlin, Germany

2008
Galería Espacio Mînimo, Madrid, Spain

2007
Inman Gallery, Houston, TX

2006
Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris, France
Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Rough, Western Project, Culver City, CA
Coming of Age, Charles Cowles, New York City, NY

2005
Tom of Finland, Galeria Espacio Minimo, Madrid, Spain
Tom of Finland, Maes & Matthys Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

2001
Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1999
James Van Damme Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
The Adventures of Kake, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
The Most Famous Finn, Finnish Institute, Paris, France
Jyvaskyla Art Museum, Jyvaskyla, Finland
YYZ Artist Outlet, Toronto, Canada
TBA, Chicago, IL

1997
Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Galleri Lars Boman, Stockholm, Sweden

1995
Galerie Emanuel Perrotin, Paris, France

1994
Feature Inc., New York, NY
Schwules Museum, Berlin, Germany
Museum des Erotik Kunst, Hamburg, Germany
Club Champion, Canberra, Australia

1993
Gallery Daniel Bucholz, Cologne, Germany

1992
Galerie Pelin, Helsinki, Finland
A Memorial Retrospective, Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation, New York, NY

1991
Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Feature Inc., New York, NY

1989
Feature Inc., New York, NY

1988
Feature Inc., New York, NY

1987
Rob Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1985
Rob Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1984
Galerie Jansen, Berlin, Germany
Andres Ufer, Berlin, Germany

1983
Rob Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1982
Score, Los Angeles, CA
Rob Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Ambush, San Francisco, CA

1981
Rob Gallery, New York, NY
Rob Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1980
Rob Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Robert Samuel Gallery, New York, NY

1978
Rob Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Feyway Studios, San Franisco, CA
Eons Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1973
The Revolt Press Bookstore, Hamburg, Germany


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
(* indicates a publication)

2017
Get’cha Head in the Game, The Naughton Gallery, Queen’s University, Belfast, Ireland
Please fasten your seat belt as we are experiencing some turbulence, Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai, China

2016
Olympia, curated by Karma, Galerie Patrick Seguin, rue des Taillandiers, Paris, France
Desire, curated by Diana Widmaier Picasso, presented by Jeffrey Deitch and Larry Gagosian, Moore Building, Miami, FL

2015
Slash: In Between the Normative and the Fantasy, curated by Kaspars Vanags and Gary Everett, kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia
#RAWHIDE, curated by Dylan Brant and Vivian Brodie, Venus Over Manhattan, New York, NY

2014
Richard Hawkins & William S. Burroughs, Cerith Wyn Evans, Isa Genzken, Tom of Finland, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin, Germany
LET’S GO LET GO: In Memoriam Hudson, 33 Orchard, New York, NY
Abandon the Parents, curated by Henrik Olesen, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
Do Not Disturb, curated by Elmgreen & Dragset, Gerhardsen Gerner, Oslo, Norway
Stroke: From Under the Mattress to the Museum Wall, Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY

2013
Bob Mizer & Tom of Finland, MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
Happy Birthday Galerie Perrotin/25 Years, Lille300/Tripostal, Lille, France
Keep Your Timber Limber (Works on Paper), Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England
I Want That Inside Me, Feature Inc., New York, NY
Rare and Raw, Leslie + Lohman Museum, New York, NY

2012
Punt, Feature Inc., New York, NY
We the People, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, New York, NY
Summer Camp, Schroeder, Romero & Shredder, New York, NY

2011
Tom of Finland and Mates, Galerie Mooi-Man, Groningen, The Netherlands
Compass in Hand, Martin-Gropius-Bau, New York, NY
Stripped, Museum of Sex Comics, New York, NY

2010
Compass in Hand, Valencian Institute of Modern Art, Valencia Spain
Never Alone: A Look at Tom and His Friends, One Archives Gallery, West Hollywood, CA
Tom of Finland and then some, Feature Inc., New York, NY
The Boneyard, Maloney Fine Art + Kim Light, Los Angeles, CA
Revealed: The Tradition of Male Homoerotic Art, Central Connecticut State University Art Galleries, New Britain, CT

2009
Sex in the Streets, Erotic Heritage Museum, Las Vegas, NV
The Collectors, Nordic & Danish Pavilions, 53rd Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Tattoo, Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York, NY
Compass in Hand: Selections from the Rothschild Foundation Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

2008
Pre-Revolutionary Queer, The Kinsey Institute, Bloomington, IN
Liverpool Biennial, Homotopia CUC, Liverpool, England
Ma Bête Noire, Phil, Los Angeles, CA
Glossolalia: Languages of Drawing, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Trade, Phil, Los Angeles, CA

2006
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR

2005
Art@Large, New York, NY

2004
James Kelly Contemporary Museum, Santa Fe, USA

2000
Whitechapel Gallery, London, England
Made in California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
10th Anniversary Exhibition, Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation, New York, NY

1999
Pori Art Museum, Pori, Finland
Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1998
Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA
Wessel + OʼConnor Fine Art, New York, NY

1997
Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Master Drawings, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, Scotland
Meyerson-Nowinski Gallery, Seattle, WA
Akademie der Kunste, Berlin, Germany

1992
Casco Gallery, Utrecht, Belgium
Summer Group Exhibition, Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation, New York, NY
Stuart Regen Gallery, Los Angeles

1991
Rutgers State University, New Brunswick, NJ
Amos Andersonin Taidemuseo, Helsinki, Finland
Feature Inc., New York, NY
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Fetish Art, National Leather Association, Los Angeles, CA
Galerie Mosabaka, Helsinki, Finland
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Private Collections, Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation, New York, NY
Matrix Gallery, University of California, Berkeley, CA

1990
Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Wessel OʼConnor, New York, NY
Micher,Wilcox Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1989
Matrix Gallery, University of California, Berkeley, CA
WIWA International, Cologne, Germany
New Museum, New York, NY

1988
Leonardo da Vinci Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1986
Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Los Angeles, CA
Naked Eyes, International Gay & Lesbian Archives, West Hollywood, CA

1983
The Basement, New York, NY

1982
I.E.M., Paris, France

1976
Stompers (boot shop), New York, NY


BIBLIOGRAPHY
(* indicates non-periodical book, catalog, or other publication)

2017
Martin, Brittany, “A look at Tom of Finland’s Echo Park home’s road to historic landmark status,” TimeOut.com, February 14, 2017
Kinsella, Eileen, “Art LA Contemporary Opens With Big Crowds and Edgy Vibe,” Artnet.com, January 27, 2017

2016
*Hanson, Dian, The Little Book of Tom of Finland: Blue Collar, Cologne: Taschen, 2016
*Hanson, Dian, The Little Book of Tom of Finland: Cops & Robbers, Cologne: Taschen, 2016
*Hanson, Dian, The Little Book of Tom of Finland: Military Men, Cologne: Taschen, 2016
Hawkins, Richard, “Tom of Finland,” ALL-IN, Issue 2, 2016, pp. 50-59
Freeman, Nate, “Larry Gagosian and Jeffrey Deitch Team Up Again in Miami for Erotic ‘Desire’ Show,” Artnews.com, November 16, 2016
Gander, Kashmira, “Tom of Finland: The gay icon who changed pop culture forever,” Independent.co.uk, September 23, 2016
Chiland, Elijah, “Preserving Tom of Finland,” LA.Curbed.com, August 26, 2016
Vasquez, Neilm “At LA Pride, Muse Durk Dehner Talks Tom of Finland’s Popular Resurgence,” ArtSlant.com, June 7, 2016
Durbin, Andrew and Richard Hawkins, “Against Message,” Mousse, #53 April 2016, pp. 280-289
Cracker, Miz, “‘Tom House’ Takes a Hard Look at the Line Between Art and Pornography,” Slate.com, April 1, 2016
Betker, Ally, “Tom’s House: Inside of Tom of Finland’s Los Angeles Home” WMagazine.com, March 8, 2016
Slenske, Michael, “Leather Bound,” Cultured, February/March 2016, p. 114
Peasley, Aaron, “Tom House: Michael Reynolds explores Tom of Finland’s living museum,” Wallpaper.com, February 24, 2016
Delavan, Tom, “This Spring, All About Robert Mapplethorpe and Tom of Finland,” NYTimes.com, T Magazine, February 24, 2016
Berlinger, Max, “Exclusive Tour: Inside the Fetish Art-Filled Home of Tom of Finland, Legendary Erotic Illustrator,” GQ.com, February 24, 2016
Wood, Betty, “Tom House: tour the phallus-filled former home of artist Tom of Finland,” TheSpaces.com, February 23, 2016

2015
Aletti, Vince, “Tom of Finland: Artist’s Space New York,” Artforum, Best of 2015, December 2015, p.
214
“Tom of Finland,” The Laboratory Arts Collective Magazine: desire, ed. Louise Salter, November 2015, p. 62-69
Preston, Dominic, “Celebrate Tom of Finland’s Art (and Sex Toys) at The Pleasure Chest Tomorrow Night,” FrontiersMedia.com, November 11, 2015
Rimanelli, David, “Tom of Finland,” Artforum, October 2015, p. 312
Cotter, Holland, “Tom of Finland’s Hypermasculine Gay Images in the ‘Pleasure of Play’,” NYTimes.com, July 23, 2015
Wolin, Joseph R, “Tom of Finland: The Pleasure of Play,” Time Out New York, July 16, 2015
Indrisek, Scott, “5 Must-See Gallery Shows in New York: Tom of Finland, ‘Hello Walls,’ and More,” BlouinArtInfo.com, July 9, 2015
Dawson, Jessica, “Artists Space Mounts Massive Tom of Finland Retrospective,” Village Voice, July 7, 2015
Juzwiak, Rich, “Tom of Finland,” Interview Magazine, June/July 2015, pp. 40-41
Farago, Jason, “Tom of Finland: the Pleasure of Play review – definitely not the marrying kind,” The Guardian, June 26, 2015
Lehmann, Claire, “Tom of Finland, Artists Space Exhibitions,” Artforum.com, Critics’ Pick, June 20, 2015
Boucher, Brian, “Tom of Finland Gets the Artists Space Treatment in his Biggest Show Yet,” Artnet.com, June 11, 2015
Barling, Naomi, “Tom of Finland’s The Pleasure of Play,” VisionaireWorld.com, June 9, 2015
“Why Art Has a Big Vagina Problem,” TheDailyBeast.com, June 9, 2015
Preston, Dominic, “L.A. Art Company The Posters Releases Museum-Quality Tom of Finland Print,” FrontiersMedia.com, June 5, 2015
Gongolski, Christopher, “Unique Galleries (Re) Opens in Greenpoint,” GreenpointNews.com, June 4, 2015
Forgenie, Cacy, “GO SEE: Tom of Finland’s “The Pleasure of Play” at Artists Space,” FlavorPill.com, June 2, 2015
Nordeen, Bradford, “Tom of Finland, Los Angeles, at David Kordansky,” Art in America, Reviews, May 2015
Berardini, Andrew, “Art About Fucking,” Mousse, Volume 48, April – May 2015, pp. 74 – 85
“Move to erect Tom of Finland statue in Helsinki,” YLE.Fi, April 7, 2015
Zellin, Jody, “Tom of Finland,” ArtScene, March 2015, p. 19
Bertoli, Rosa, “Macho man: Tom of Finland is latest to join Henzel Studio Heritage,” Wallpaper.com, March 20, 2015
Portwood, Jerry, “The Second Coming of Tom,” Out.com, March 19, 2015
Federico, Florian, “Tom of Finland and Betty Woodman at David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles,” CuraMagazine.com, February 16, 2015
Vriens-McGrath, Matthias, “Tegennatuurlijke Letteren #18,” TvtorMagazine.com, February 11, 2015
Friedman, Julia, “Tom of Finland, David Kordansky Gallery,” Artforum.com, Critics’ Pick, February 11, 2015
Miranda, Carolina A., “Datebook: Conceptual grids, earthy caves and lots of Italian masters,” LATimes.com, February 5, 2015
“Patrick Staff: The Foundation, Chisendale Gallery,” CultureWhisper.com, February 2, 2015
Azzopardi, Chris, “Q&A: John Waters On Kink Freaks, James Franco, His Collection Of A**hole Art & Why He May Retire From Film,” PrideSource.com, February 2, 2015
Moffitt, Evan, “Tom of Finland at David Kordansky Gallery in LA,” GayLetter.com, January 30, 2015
Darsa, Alissa, “Must-See Art Guide: Los Angeles,” Artnet.com, January 29, 2015
Miranda, Carolina A., “Datebook: Model U.N., art of the Middle east and vintage erotica,” LATimes.com, January 29, 2015
Wagley, Catherine, “An Art Fair In A Wild West Town,” LAWeekly.com, January 28, 2015
Fournier, Frédéric, “Tom of Finland, David Kordansky Gallery,” ArtAddict.net, January 27, 2015
“Tom of Finland,” Editor’s Pick, LAMag.com, January 22, 2015
“Tom of Finland’s Early Works,” Out.com, January 22, 2015
“Tom of Finland: Early Work 1944-1972,” Juxtapoz.com, January 21, 2015

2014
“Muscle Bound,” Cultured, Winter 2014, p. 79
Kurttila, Jukka, “Op-ed: How Tom Save Finland,” Advocate.com, December 19, 2014
Sawyer, Drew, “Leather Men,” Document No. 5, Fall/Winter 2014, pp. 100-107
Michael, Bullock, “Durk Dehner & the Tom of Finland Foundation,” Sex Magazine, Issue #6, Winter 2014, pp. 208 – 213
Neuendorf, Henri, “Fancy Sleeping With Tom of Finland?” Artnet.com, November 25, 2014
Abadsidis, Savas, “Dirty Sexy Comics,” HuffingtonPost.com, November 25, 2014
Sauvalle, Julien, “First Look: Tom of Finland For Your Home,” Out.com, November 19, 2014
Andersen, Brian, “Welcome to Patrick Fillion’s World, Where Tom of Finland Meets Geekdom,” Advocate.com, November 12, 2014
Collin, Robbie, “Don’t expect a happy ending from David Fincher,” GulfNews.com, October 16, 2014
Shaw, Anny, “Can we all be queer now?” TheArtNewspaper.com, October 15, 2014
Dougall, David Mac, “You’ve Got Male: Erotic Stamps by Tom of Finland Issued,” Forbes.com, October 13, 2014
Freeland, Lucy, “Tom of Finland: Sexual Emancipation Through Homoerotic Art,” TheCultureTrip.com, October 11, 2014
Cooper, Darren, “Award-winning design and homoerotic postage: Feeling the love in Finland,” GayStarNews.com, October 6, 2014
Smith, Roberta, “Charles James: ‘Beneath the Dress’,” The New York Times, October 3, 2014, p. C23
Rotter, Joshua, “Another side of gay icon Peter Berlin revealed in photos,” SFExaminer.com, October 2, 2014
Rushe, Dominic, “ Being Peter Berlin: ‘Porn star? That’ll be on my tombstone’,” TheGuardian.com, October 2, 2014
Kley, Elisabeth, “‘Let’s Go Let Go: In Memoriam Hudson’ At 33 Orchard,” ArtNews.com, October 1, 2014
Ilunga, Yannick, “The history of Finnish postal services,” HelsinkiTimes.fi, September 25, 2014
Wheeler, Andrew, “ The Jack Kirby of Porn: Celebrating The Happy Hunks of Tom of Finland,” ComicsAlliance.com, September 18, 2014
Griffin, Jonathan, “The New Dealer,” T Magazine, September 14, 2014, pp. 124-128
O’Neil, Luke, “Tom of Finland Designs Just Made Stamp Collecting a Whole Lot Gayer,” BullettMedia.com, September 12, 2014
“Tom of Finland’s Homoerotic Stamps Are a Hit,” Artnet.com, September 9, 2014
“Homoerotic artist Tom of Finland gets global stamp of approval with success of Finnish stamp set,” ABC.net.au, September 9, 2014
Misheff, Johnny, “A Bit of Time With Tom of Finland,” Austere.co, August 11, 2014
“11 Great Places To Get Your Queer Art Fix In Los Angeles,” Queerty.com, July 19, 2014
Harrity, Christopher, “The Pioneers of the Leather and Biker Scene in L.A.,” Advocate.com, May 14, 2014
“Homoerotic artist Tom of Finland gets the official stamp of approval,” TheGuardian.com, April 16, 2014
Nelson, Sara C., “Tom of Finland Stamps Herald ‘Confident & Proud Homoeroticism’,” HuffingtonPost.co.uk, April 15, 2014
O’Neil, Lauren, “Racy homoerotic postage stamps set for release in Finland,” CBC.ca, April 15, 2014
“Homoerotic artist Tom of Finland honoured with racy postage stamps,” Metro.co.uk, April 15, 2014
Killian, Kevin, “Reviews: Bob Mizer and Tom of Finland, MoCA Pacific Design Center,” Artforum, March 2014, pp. 293 – 294
“Exhibit Showcases The Erotic Beauty of Vintage Gay Magazine Art,” HuffingtonPost.com, February 10, 2014
“Catch MoCAʼs Bob Mizer & Tom of Finland Show,” Out.com, January 24, 2014
“Artist Richard Hawkins tours Bob Mizer & Tom of Finland – MOCA U,” MOCAtv, January 22, 2014, video
“A Quick Note: Bennett Simpson on Bob Mizer & Tom of Finland,” MOCA.org, January 22, 2014
“Bob Mizer and Tom of Finland exhibit at MOCA closes this week,” Bosguy.com, January 22, 2014
Nichols, James, “Richard Hawkins Tours Bob Mizer And Tom of Finland Exhibition (NSFW), HuffingtonPost.com, January 22, 2014, video

2013
Adler, Noah, “Boys, Boys, Boys: Bob Mizer & Tom of Finland at MOCA, OpeningCeremony.com, November 13, 2013
Deitch, Jeffrey, “Going Hollywood,” Purple, Issue 20, Fall/Winter 2013

2012
Hanson, Dian, Tom of Finland Volume II – Bikers (25), Cologne: Taschen, 2012
Hooven III, F. Valentine, Tom of Finland: Life and Work of a Gay Hero, Berlin:
Bruno Gmunder Verlag, 2012

2011
Hanson, Dian, Tom of Finland: The Comic Collection, Cologne: Taschen, 2011
Lagerbohm, John, “Tom of Finland,” Sata Sotakohtaloa, Helsinki: Otavia, 2011

2009
Waters, John, Edward Lucie-Smith, Armistead Maupin, Todd Oldham, and Camille Paglia,Tom of Finland XXL, ed. Dian Hanson, Los Angeles: Taschen America, 2009
Lucas, Thiago, “Arte que Excita,” Dom, April 2009

2008
Rose, Aaron, “Tom of Finland,” ANP Quarterly, no. 10, 2008
“The Legacy of Tom of Finland,” Instigator Magazine, issue 18, January 2008, pp. 36-41

2006
Arell, Berndt and Kati Mustola, Tom of Finland: Ennennäkemätöntä – Unforeseen, Helsinki: Like Publishing Ltd, 2006

2005
Tom of Finland: The Comic Collection, 5-volume edition, Cologne: Taschen, 2005

2001
Phillips, David L., “Tom of Finland,” Whoʼs Who in Contemporary Gay and Lesbian History, London and New York: Routledge, 2001, pp. 403-404

2000
Ramakers, Micha, Dirty Pictures: Tom of Finland, Masculinity, and Homosexuality, New York: St. Martinʼs Press, 2000

1998
Ramakers, Micha, Thomas Stegers, and Frédéric Maurin, Tom of Finland: The Art of Pleasure, ed. Burkhard Riemschneider, Cologne: Taschen, 1998
Lahti, Martti, “Dressing up in power: Tom of Finland and gay male body,” Scandinavian homosexualities, Journal of Homosexuality, Volume 35, Number 3/4, 1998, pp. 185-205

1997
Tom of Finland: Retrospective III, 1997
The Complete Reprint of Physique Pictorial 1951-1990, Cologne/Lisbon/London/New York/Paris/Tokyo: Benedikt Taschen Verlag, 1997
Gilles, Pierre et, Pierre et Gilles: The Complete Works, 1976-1996, Cologne, Lisbon, London, New York, Paris, Tokyo: Benedikt Taschen Verlag, 1997
Sternweiler Andreas and Hans Gerhard Hannesen, Goodbye to Berlin? 100 Jahre Schwulenbewegung, Berlin: Verlag Rosa Winkel, 1997

1996
Doyle, Jennifer, Jonathan Flatley, and Jose Esteban Munoz, Pop Out: Queer Andy Warhol, Durham and London: Duke University Press, 1996
Healy, Murray, Gay Skins: Class, Masculinity and Queer Appropriation, London: Cassell, 1996
Sadownick, Douglas, Sex Between Men, San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1996
Sanders, Joel, ed., STUD: Architectures of Masculinity, New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1996
Anti-Gay, London: Cassell (Freedom Editions), 1996
Suarez, Juan A., Bike Boys, Drag Queens and Superstars: Avant-Garde, Mass Culture and Gay Identities in the 1960ʼs Underground Cinema, Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1996

1995
Tom of Finland, Cologne: Taschen, 1995
Berger, Maurice, Brian Wallis, and Simon Watson, Constructing Masculinity, New York and London: Routledge, 1995
Champagne, John, The Ethics of Marginality: A New Approach to Gay Studies, Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press, 1995
Halperin, David M., Saint=Foucault: Towards a Gay Hagiography, New York and Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1995
Hooven, F. Valentine, III., Beefcake: The Muscle Magazines of America, 1950-1970, Benedikt Taschen Verlag, 1995
Mirzoeff, Nicholas, Bodyscape: Art, Modernity and the Ideal Figure, London and New York: Routledge, 1995
Vaid, Urvashi, Virtual Equality: The Mainstreaming of Gay & Lesbian Liberation, New York, London, Toronto, Sydney, Auckland: Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1995

1994
Hooven III, F. Valentine, Tom of Finland: His Life and Times, New York: St Martinʼs Press, 1994
Tom of Finland: Retrospective II, 1994
Buchbinder, David, Masculinities and Identities, Carlton, Australia: Melbourne University Press, 1994
Chauncey, George, Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1980-1940, New York: Basic Books, 1994
Duyvendak, Jan-Willem, ed. De verzuiling van de homobeweging  (The segmentation of the gay movement), Amsterdam: SUA, 1994
Edwards, Tim, Erotics & Politics: Gay Male Sexuality, Masculinity and Feminism, London and New York: Routledge, 1994
Fritscher, Jack, Mapplethorpe: Assault with a Deadly Camera, Mamaroneck, NY: Hastings House, 1994
Higgins, Patrick, A Queer Radar, London: Fourth Estate, 1994
Tom of Finland Exhibition, 1994-1995, Los Angeles: Tom of Finland Foundation, 1994
Mercer, Kobena, Welcome to the Jungle, New York and London: Routledge, 1994
Vamps and Tramps, New York: Vintage Books, 1994
Polhemus, Ted and Housk Randall, Rituals of Love: Sexual Experiments, Erotic Possibilities, London: Picador, 1994
Simpson, Mark, Male Impersonators: Men Performing Masculinity, London: Cassell, 1994
Long Road to Freedom: The Advocate History of the Gay and Lesbian Movement, New York: St. Martinʼs Press, 1994

1993
Duncan, Carol, The Aesthetics of Power: Essays in Critical Art History, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993
Dyer, Richard, The Matter of Images: Essays on Representations, London and New York: Routledge, 1993
Gibson, Pamela Church and Roma Gibson, Dirty Looks: Women, Pornography, Power, London: British Film Institute, 1993
Halbertsma, Marlite, and Kitty Zijlmans, ed. Gezichtspunten (Points of View), Nijmegen, Netherlands: SUN, 1993
Hatt, Michael, “The Male Body in Another Frame,” The Body: Journal of Philosophy and the Visual Arts, London: Academy Editions, 1993
De Kuyper, Eric, De verbeelding van het mannelijk lichaam: Naakt en gekleed in Hollywood, 1933-1955 (The imagination of the male body: naked and dressed in Hollywood, 1933-1955), Nijmegen, Netherlands: Sun, 1993
Lawton, Michael, “Back to Visual Basics: Cheap Art Books!” International Herald Tribune, October 8, 1993
Preston, John, My Life as a Pornographer and Other Indecent Acts, New York: Richard Kasak Books, 1993
Weinberg, Jonathan, Speaking for Vice: Homosexuality in the Art of Charles Demuth, Marsden Hartley and the First American Avant-Garde, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1993
White, Edmund, Genet: A Biography, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993

1992
Tom of Finland, Cologne: Benedikt Taschen Verlag, 1992
Danto, Arthur C., Mapplethorpe, New York: Random House, 1992
Elley, Derek, “Daddy and the Muscle Academy,” Variety, November 30, 1992
Kirstein, Lincoln, Paul Cadmus, San Francisco: Pomegranate Books, 1992
Levine, Martin P., “The Life and Death of Gay Clones,” Gilbert Herdt, ed., Gay Culture in America: Essays from the Field, Boston: Beacon Press, 1992
Lucie-Smith, Edward, Sexuality in Western Art, ed., London: Thames and Hudson, 1992
Miller, D.A., Bringing Out Roland Barthes, Berkeley, Los Angeles, and Oxford: University of California Press, 1992
Mohr, Richard D., Gay Ideas: Outing and Other Controversies, Boston: Beacon Press, 1992
Rossi, Leena-Maija, “The Afterlife of a Certain Tom of Finland… and Some Afterthoughts,” Nordic Art Review, 1, 1992
“Check it Out,” Lambda Book Report, September/October, 1992
Haithman, Diane, “NEA Wants Name off 3 LACE shows,” Los Angeles Times, August 4, 1992
“When University Presses Give In to Bias, Academic Principle Will Be Disregarded,” Chronicle of Higher Education, June 15, 1992
Gaines, Jane M., “Competing Glances: Who is Reading Robert Mapplethorpeʼs Black Book?” New Formations, 16, Spring 1992

1991
Giles, Jane, The Cinema of Jean Genet: JJn chant dʼamour, London: British Film Institute, 1991
Sedgewick, Eve Kosofsky, Epistemology of the Closet, New York, London, Toronto, Sydney, Tokyo, Singapore: Harvester/Wheatsheaf, 1991
McCann, Graham, Rebel Males, London: Hamish Hamilton, 1991
Thompson, Mark, ed., Leatherfold: Radical Sex, People, Politics, and Practice, Boston: Alyson Publications, 1991
Retrospective II, Los Angeles: Tom of Finland Foundation, 1991

1990
Barthes, Roland, The Pleasures of Text, Oxford, UK, and Cambridge, MA: Basil Blackwell Ltd., 1990
Butler, Judith, Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity, New York and London: Routledge, 1990
Dolinksy, Jim, ed., Bruce of Los Angeles, Berlin: Bruno Gmiinder Verlag, 1990
Now You See It: Studies on Lesbian and Gay Film, London and New York: Routledge, 1990
Ellenzweig, Allen, “Picturing the Homoerotic: Gay Images in Photography,” Outlook, winter 1990
Hafkamp, Hans, “hi the navy… you can join your fellow men,” Clique 1, no. 3, September 1990
Pieterse, Jan Nederveen, Wit over Zwart: Beelden van Afrika en zwarten in de westerse populaire cultuur (White about black: images of Africa and blacks in Western popular culture), Amsterdam: Koninklijk Instituut voor de tropen, 1990
Paglia, Camille, Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson, New York: Vintage Books, 1990
Pronger, Brian, The Arena of Masculinity: Sports, Homosexuality and the Meaning of Sex, New York: St. Martinʼs Press, 1990
Takala, Kimmo, “Tom of Finland: Pojat, aina valmiina,” Siksi: The Nordic Art Review, March 1990

1989
Fiske, John, Understanding Popular Culture, London and New York: Routledge, 1989
Foucault, Michel, Foucault Live: Collected Interviews, 1961-1984, Sylvere Lotringer, ed., New York: Semiotext(e), 1989
Janssen, Volker, ed., The Art of George Quaintance, Berlin: Janssen Verlag, 1989
Maydorn, Andreas, “Der Unglaubliche Thomas; Uber das Religiose im Werk von Tom of Finland (Doubting Thomas: about religiosity in Tom of Finlandʼs work),” Siegessaule, 3, 1989
Piling, Jayne, and Mike OʼPray, Into the Pleasure Dome: The Films of Kenneth Anger, London: British Film Institute, 1989
“Drawn and Now Quartered,” The Advocate, March 14, 1989
Chua, Lawrence, “Tom of Finland,” Flash Art, volume 147, Summer 1989
Hirsch, David, “Boots, Biceps and…,” New York Native, January 2, 1989

1988
Tom of Finland: Retrospective I, Los Angeles: Tom of Finland Foundation, 1988
Foster, Alasdair, “Getting Physical,” Outrage, 65, 1988
Rees, A.L. and F. Borzello, eds., The New Art History, Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press International, 1988
Reve, Gerard, Lievejongens (Sweet Boys), Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Maarten Muntinga, 1988 (reprint)
Weiss, Andrea and Greta Schiller, Before Stonewall: The Making of a Lesbian and Gay Community, Tallahassee: Naiad Press, 1988
Blake, Nayland, “Tom of Finland: An Appreciation,” Outlook, Fall 1988, pp. 36-45

1987
Haskell, Barbara, Charles Demuth, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1987
De Vries, Peter Yvon, “Stevige peut in de bakes (Serious wallop in the kisser),” Het Parool, November 19, 1987
1986 Cooper, Emmanuel, The Sexual Perspective: Homosexuality and Art in the Last 100 Years in the West, London and New York: Routledge and Keegan Paul, 1986
Denneny, Michael, Charles Ortleb, and Thomas Steele, eds., The View from Christopher Street, London: Chatto & Windus, 1986
Lahr, John, ed., The Orton Diaries, London: Methuen, 1986
Wilson, William, “Social Distortion Exhibition,” Los Angeles Times, July 11, 1986

1985
Edward Burra, exhibition catalog, Hawyard Gallery, London: Arts Council of Britain, 1985

1984
Anger, Kenneth, Hollywood Babylon II, London: Arrow Books, 1984
Core, Philip, Camp: The Lie That Tells the Truth, New York: Delilah Books, 1984
Galloway, David and Christian Sabisch, “Inleiding,” Wij twee jongens: Mannelijke homoseksualiteit in de 20-ste-eeuwse literaturr. Een international bloemlez-ing. Amsterdam: Manteau, 1984
Koenders, Pieter, Homoseksualiteit in bezet Nederland: Verzwegen hoofdstuk (Homosexuality in occupied Holland: hidden chapter), Amsterdam: SUA, 1984

1983
Townsend, Larry, The Leathermanʼs Handbook II, New York: Modernismo Publications, 1983

1982
Interviews with Michel Foucault, Boskoop/Utrecht: De Woelrat, 1982
Calamus: Male Homosexuality in Twentieth-Century Literature, New York: Morrow, 1982
Steinem, Gloria, “Erotica en pornografie: Een wereld van verschil,” Heksennacht: Feministische visies op pornografie, Amsterdam: Feministische Uitgeverji Sarah, 1982
Tielman, Rob, Homoseksualiteit in Nederland (Homosexuality in the Netherlands), Meppel-Amsterdam: Boom, 1982

1981
Russo, Vito, The Celluloid Closet: Homosexuality in the Movies, New York: Harper & Row, 1981
Visser, Carolijn, “Leer om heer (Leather for gentlemen),” NRC Handelsblad, March 21, 1981

1980
Pierce, Robert J., “The Case for Gay Art,” Soho Weekly News, February 6, 1980
Reed, David, “Repression and Exaggeration: The Art of Tom of Finland,”
Christopher Street, April 1980

1978
Holleran, Andrew, “Male Nudes and Nude Males,” Christopher Street, 1978
Opel, Robert, “Interview: Tom of Finland,” Drummer, issue 22, May 1978

1977
Rechy, John, The Sexual Outlaw, New York: Grove Press, 1977

1976
Navarre, Yves, Sweet Tooth, Dallas, TX: Riverrun Press, 1976 (reprint)

1975
Warhol, Andy, The Philosopphy of Andy Warhol, San Diego, New York, and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975

1973
Les Loukoums, Paris: Flammarion, 1973
Reve, Gerard, Lievejongens (Sweet Boys), Amsterdam: Athenaeum Polak & Van Gennep, 1973

1972
Schidor, Dieter, Rainer Werner Fassbinder tourney Querelle, Paris: Persona,1972
Siden, Hans, Sadomasochism in Comics, S.I.: Greenleaf, 1972

1965
Brandley, Matt, De derde sekse (The Third Sex), Amsterdam: Algemeen Boek-Bedrijf, 1965

1956
Lillstrom, Tora, George Quaintance undseine Kunst, Hamburg: Gerhard Prescha, 1956

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