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 February 13, 2005 Los Angeles, CA 

Tom of Finland Foundation
Life Drawing Workshop
Nude Figure Drawing & Painting

Models: Danny B. (left) and Richard P. (right)
Photo: JayPG

For February: Danny B. and Richard will be posing separately and together in a non-stop session for the full three hours. Be sure not to miss this one, it will be extra special!

Weather permitting, we will be outside.

Each Workshop has its own kind of excitement
.

Grab your pencils, pens, camera or tablet PC!

CLICK HERE for more information.

 


February 3, 2005 New York, NY

Museum of Sex presents:
"Love & Dating
in the Age of the Booty Call


Authors Ian Kerner, Amy Sohn and Dennie Hughes,
get us in the mood for romance with a fun, informative discussion.

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February 3 - 26, 2005 Los Angeles, CA

Clair Obscur Gallery presents
"Sharon Tate"
1943 - 1969


Featuring: Sharon Tate photographed by Roman Polanski 1966. Sharon, Jay and Voyteck poolside, August 1969. LAPD. Rare home movies.

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January 18 - February 26, 2005 New York, NY

The Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation presents
"21st Century Queer Men"
Artists on the Edge

Jerrod Beck, Marc Van Cauwenbergh and Brian Riley.

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February 15, 2005 New York, NY

The Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation presents an
Erotic Drawing Workshop


Gay art students in colleges, universities and art schools are invited for a free erotic drawing workshop.

CLICK HERE for more information.

 


February 5 - March 13, 2005 Los Angeles, CA

XArt Gallery and
The San Buenaventura Artists' Union Gallery and
The Lifestyles Organization present:
"LAXposed"

The 15th Annual Sensual & Erotic Art Exhibition


Featuring the work of artists: Sia Aryai, David Bloksberg, Sandra Chang, Lord Tim Hudson, Steve Montiglio, Lea Morales, Karyann, Dean Karr, Pornotopia.com, Michael Robles, Brain Soucy, Sagemonn, Karin Swildens, Martin Tellez, Tiffany Trenda, Frank Venadas, Robert Watson Jr. and many more.

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February 11-14, 2005 Detroit, MI

Juxtapoz & The Big Idea present:
The Dirty Show
6th Annual Detroit Erotic Art Exhibition

The mission of The Dirty Show is to promote, publish
and propagate erotic art in all forms.

CLICK HERE for more information.

 


February 15 - April 15, 2005 Sydney, Australia

Mardi Gras Festival Sydney presents:
"NAKED BERLIN - The Liberal Capital"
Nude men in Germany's parliament building...


A whimsical group shoot that used totally naked male models in front of Berlin's main tourist attractions.

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February 3 - March 19, 2005 Antwerp, Belgium

M&M Gallery presents:
Tom of Finland
A Solo Exhibition


Twenty original rough sketches on display.

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February 1 - 28, 2005 Online

Visual AIDS and The Body present:
"It's a Rough World, How's Your Armor?"
A Web Gallery



untitled, David Wojnarowicz, 1990

Curated by Nayland Blake
from the Frank Moore Archive Project

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February 10 - 26, 2005 New York, NY

Art @ Large presents
"Sex and the Muse"
Steven Johnson Leyba & Rik Garrett


Image by Rik Garrett

An exhibition of photographs, collages and collaborations.

CLICK HERE for more information.

 


February 6, 2005 Hollywood, CA

The Erotic Museum presents:
How to Worship the God Goddess in You and Your Lover
A Seminar by Dr. Ava Cadell


"Discussing sex should be as comfortable as discussing
what we are going to have for dinner."

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February 14, 2005 Hollywood, CA

The Erotic Museum presents:
St. Valentines's Day
"Make Love"


Bondage pros will be on hand to give you a little taste of the kinky life and help you create your own portrait to remember the evening.

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January 20 - April 10, 2005 Hollywood, CA

The Erotic Museum presents:
"Mel Roberts: California Boys"
A Solo Exhibition


Vivid photographic C-prints by this sixties-era, naturalistic photographer.

CLICK HERE for more information.

 


Call For Artists Xart Gallery

The Xart Gallery and Lifestyles Organization:
A Call For Artists


The Annual Sensual & Erotic Art Exhibition

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February 1 - 28, 2005 Online

Adonis Art presents:
Nebojsa Zdravkovic
"Mainly From Life"

A Serbian artist of powerful temperament, noted for his precise drawing skills and dynamic and expressive colour range.

CLICK HERE for more information.

 


February 7, 2005 - Continuing New York, NY

The Museum of Sex presents:
"Stags, Smokers and Blue Movies:
The Origins of American Pornographic Film


The underground evolution of early sex films originally made between 1915-1960.

CLICK HERE for more information.

 


February 17, 2005 Los Angeles, CA

665 Leather and Fetish Company presents
"Pixellated Perversions"
An Art Show by Bud


Opening reception on February 17.

CLICK HERE for more information.

 


new artist links

 

Kevin Raye Larson (Krayel) has dedicated over four decades to his craft. His works grace the walls of private collectors across the globe and are seen in numerous publications. Larson's latest works are a compelling union of contrasting styles.

   

New York photographer Jack Slomovits has added a major new photo series to his website Chris R and Alex B. Jack considers this a leap forward in story telling with pictures.

   
   

foundation announcements

February 19, 2005 Los Angeles, CA

Tom of Finland Foundation
Commanders' Dinner


If you've been thinking about upgrading your Foundation membership
to the Commander level, now is a great time to do it.

At our Commanders' Dinner you'll be treated to a rotating roster of personal attendants to fetch drinks and hors d’oeuvres, give tours of the house, and engage in spirited conversation.

CLICK HERE for more information.

 

   

erotic art in the news

Artist Departed John Klamik — "Sean"

"Sean"
John Klamik
July 22, 1935 — January 5, 2005


As "Shawn", he contributed cartoons to mainstream gay newspapers and magazines and, as "Sean", to more specialized gay publications — including Drummer, Bound & Gagged and Red Tails...

CLICK HERE for more information.

 


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