e-news #42

 Dedicated to Protecting, Preserving and Promoting Erotic Art 

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 May 8 , 2005 Los Angeles, CA 

Tom of Finland Foundation
presents:
Tom's Bar

A BENEFIT FOR THE FOUNDATION

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EROTIC ARTISTS & BODY PAINTING!
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Artists in attendance:
Axel, Rick Castro, Minoru, Sean Platter, and Miguel Angel Reyes.

VOLUNTEERS, FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN HELP!

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 May 20 - 22, 2005 New York, NY 

Tom of Finland Foundation
presents the:

5th Annual
New York Erotic Art Fair Weekend



Find out more about the Image of the Year

Artists from around the world!

VOLUNTEERS, FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN HELP!

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May 20, 2005 Deadline New York, NY

Art @ Large
"New Erotix"

A Juried Show by Grady T. Turner

Call For Artists deadline May 20, 2005

Exhibition dates: July 7 - 23, 2005

CLICK HERE for more information.

 


May 12, 2005 New York, NY

The Museum of Sex presents:
"Photography for Perverts"
A Workshop with Charles Gatewood


The do's and don'ts of erotic photography, how to get published and exhibited, how to hire and work with models...

CLICK HERE for more information.

 


October 7, 2004 - Extended to June 12, 2005 New York, NY

The Museum of Sex presents:
"Vamps & Virgins"
The Evolution of the American Pinup
1860 - 1960


Tracing the development of the classic American pinup photo from early hardcore imagery in the mid 19th century to her apex in cheesecake images of the 1950s.

Due to popular demand, this exhibition has been extended from its scheduled March 31, 2005 closing date.

CLICK HERE for more information.

 


May 7 - 28 , 2005 Los Angeles, CA

Clair Obscur Gallery presents:
"Montage Femmes"
Andre de Dienes · Dahmane · Man Ray

Opening Reception & Book Signing by Shirley T. Ellis De Dienes:
Saturday May 7

CLICK HERE for more information.

 


May 13 - 28 , 2005 New York, NY

Art @ Large presents:
"Charles Gatewood"
Vintage and recent photographs and collages.

Vintage gelatin silver prints from Gatewood's rarely seen
1972-76 "Wall Street" essay and more.

CLICK HERE for more information.

 


May 3 - 28 , 2005 London, England / Online

Adonis Art presents:
"Dangerous"
Paintings from the Uban Jungle by Philip Swarbrick

Swarbrick incorporates his experience of being gay in apartheid South Africa
and explores the hidden world of hedonistic sadism.

CLICK HERE for more information.

 


May 10 - June 3, 2005 New York, NY

Avalanche Gallery presents:
"We Were the Eighties"

A Group Show


Selected works that built the future.

CLICK HERE for more information.

 


new artist links


 

Edward Lucie-Smith's personal site includes photographs, poems and a biography. This image was made for a BBC series on "taboos." Different strokes for different folk, he guesses!

ELS's work currently can be seen at the Wunderkammer Gallery in Valencia, Spain. The exhibition has been extended through May, and pieces are available on their site.

     
 

Website update:
Michael Kirwan shares his perspective on queer sexuality through the illustrations drawn for numerous magazines over the past two decades. He also expresses himself through photography, fiction and essays.

   

erotic art in the news


Artist In Passing Thomas Elliot Harmon

May 27, 1947 - December 17, 2004
Thomas Elliot Harmon


A talented artist passed away in the prime of life.

CLICK HERE for more information.


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