Out and About: Tom of Finland & Bob Mizer Opening at MOCA

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Last Friday night was bulge-packed, studly, artful and more sausage-tastic than a visit to Hickory Farms. That's cuz there was a tasty opening preview of the sexy, saucy and sublimely fun new exhibit Bob Mizer & Tom of Finland at MOCA (L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art) at their outpost at West Hollywood's Pacific Design Center. The show ... See the Rest

Nude Dudes 2: Tom of Finland & Photographer Bob Mizer at MOCA


MOCA, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, will present the first major museum exhibition devoted to the art and collaborations of Bob Mizer (1922-1992) and Touko Laaksonen, aka "Tom of Finland" (1920-1991), two giant figures of twentieth century erotic art and legendary pioneers of Post-war gay culture. This exhibition will feature a selection ... See the Rest

Putting Boys on a Pedestal

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  Back before Jeff Stryker, before John Holmes, before the peep-show booths that showed 8mm film loops there was Bruce of LA. Bruce Harry Bellas came to Los Angeles in the mid-1940s hot to shoot  the musclemen of Venice Beach. The Golden Age of Physique Photography was synonymous with Southern California, and Bruce rode the wave of the ... See the Rest