#HeySailor!: A Memorial Day Celebration of Sexy Seamen


New York's Venus Over Manhattan gallery this month is featuring the exhibit #Rawhide, celebrating the cowboy in art. So, in turn I got inspired to curate my own online exhibition #HeySailor!, here. Today's the last day of Fleet Week in New York (see Andy Cohen's tribute to these ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Artist, Touko Laaksonen (Tom of Finland)

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May 8, 1920- The first time I saw a Tom Of Finland drawing was in a downtown Spokane used-book store near the bus station in the 1970. The image, buried at the back of a men’s physique magazine (this is pre-Men’s Health, but the same idea) was a small ad for additional “special” ... See the Rest

RuPaul’s DragCon: Tom of Finland Panel JUST ADDED!

RuPaul's DragCon Tom of Finland

It's a new week, and a new panel has just been announced for RuPaul's DragCon! And this one sounds HOT! It's called Men & Fringe: Leather. Drag. Lifestyle. Sex. Art and it will be the "butchest kiki" at RuPaul's DragCon. More info after the jump! ... See the Rest

That’s a Hot Piece of Meat

Hot piece of meat

Sexy biker ham and a hunky t-bone steak, count me in! juliancallos on Tumblr says: Recently I’ve been drawing some pin-ups inspired by the art of Tom of Finland and vintage beefcake magazines, except instead of big burly men, they’re big burly cuts of meat. Here’s a sample: a ... See the Rest

New Rule: Tom Of Finland + The Brawny Paper Towel Man


"The homophobic people at the American Family Association who refused to use the Harvey Milk stamp, might want to avoid getting any mail from Finland –THAT is a real stamp from Finland honoring their gay icon Tom of Finland and it really explains what the Brawny paper towel guy ... See the Rest

Lick ‘Em!: New Tom Of Finland Stamps


Finland's new stamps feature drawings by Finnish-born artist Touko Laaksonen, aka Tom of Finland. Tom's hyper-masculine homoerotic drawings have attained iconic status in the gay genre and had an influence on pop culture and fashion in general. All stamps today are self-adhesive, ... See the Rest

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

Joakim Andreasson  from cultureEDIT

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 ... 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 ... See the Rest