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OVER A QUARTER CENTURY OF DEDICATION TO PROTECTING, PRESERVING AND PROMOTING EROTIC ART.

TOM OF FINLAND
EXHIBITION HISTORY

Selected Solo Exhibitions    Selected Group Exhibitions
Public Collections   
Publications    Video, Film and Stage

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2017 | Salon Dahlmann The Man Behind Tom of Finland: Loves and Lives | Berlin, Germany

2017 | Galerie Judin The Man Behind Tom of Finland: Ecce Homo | Berlin, Germany

2017 | Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art Touko Laaksonen – Tom of Finland: Of Music and Men | Turku, Finland

2016 | Taidehalli The Pleasure of Play | Helsinki, Finland

2015 | Artists Space The Pleasure of Play | New York City, USA

2015 | David Kordansky Gallery Early Work 1944 – 1972 |Los Angeles, USA

2014 | Postal Museum Sealed with a Secret: Correspondence of Tom of Finland | Tampere, Finland

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

2012 | Kulturhuset Tom of Finland | Stockholm, Sweden

2012 | World Erotic Art Museum TOM OF FINLAND: Male Masterworks | Miami Beach, USA

2011 | Antebellum Tom of Finland: Public and Private | Hollywood, USA

2011 | PHD Tom of Finland:Original Drawings |St. Louis, USA

2011 | European Capital of Culture - Logomo (retrospective) Tom of Finland | Turku, Finland

2009 | Schlechtriem Brothers Tom of Finland | Berlin, Germany

2008 | Galería Espacio Mínimo | Madrid, Spain

2007 | Inman Gallery| Houston, USA

2006 | Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard | Paris, France

2006 | Helsinki City Art Museum | Helsinki, Finland

2006 | Western Project Rough | Culver City (Los Angeles), USA

2006 | Charles Cowles Gallery Coming of Age | New York City, USA

2005 | Galeria Espacio Minimo Tom of Finland | Madrid, Spain

2005 | Maes & Matthys Gallery Tom of Finland | Antwerp, Belgium

2001 | Mark Moore Gallery | Santa Monica, USA

1999 | James Van Damme Gallery | Brussels, Belgium

1999 | Mark Moore Gallery The Adventures of Kake |  Santa Monica, USA

1999 | Finnish Institute - retrospective The Most Famous Finn | Paris, France

1999 | Jyvaskyla Art Museum (retrospective) | Jyvaskyla, Finland

1999 | YYZ Artist Outlet (retrospective) | Toronto, Canada

1999 | TBA (retrospective) | Chicago, USA

1997 | Mark Moore Gallery | Santa Monica, USA

1997 | Galleri Lars Boman | Stockholm, Sweden

1995 | Galerie Emanuel Perrotin | Paris, France

1994 | Feature Inc. | New York City, USA

1994 | Schwules Museum | Berlin, Germany

1994 | Museum des Erotik Kunst | Hamburg, Germany

1994 | Club Champion | Canberra, Australia

1993 | Gallery Daniel Buchholz | Cologne, Germany

1992 | Galerie Pelin | Helsinki, Finland

1992 | Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation A Memorial Retrospective | New York City, USA

1991 | Amos Anderson Art Museum | Helsinki, Finland

1991 | Feature Inc. | New York City, USA

1989 | Feature Inc. | New York City, USA

1988 | Feature Inc. | New York City, USA

1987 | Rob Gallery | Amsterdam, the Netherlands

1985 | Rob Gallery | Amsterdam, the Netherlands

1984 | Galerie Jansen | Berlin, Germany

1984 | Andres Ufer | Berlin, Germany

1983 | Rob Gallery | Amsterdam, the Netherlands

1982 | Score (bar) | Los Angeles, USA

1982 | Rob Gallery | Amsterdam, the Netherlands

1982 | Ambush (bar) | San Francisco, USA

1981 | Rob Gallery | New York City, USA

1981 | Rob Gallery | Amsterdam, the Netherlands

1980 | Rob Gallery | Amsterdam, the Netherlands

1980 | Robert Samuel Gallery | New York City, USA

1978 | Rob Gallery | Amsterdam, the Netherlands

1978 | Feyway Studios | San Francisco, USA

1978 | Eons Gallery | Los Angeles, USA

1973 | The Revolt Press Bookstore | Hamburg, Germany

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2017 | Leo Xu Projects Please fasten your seat belt as we are experiencing some turbulence | Shanghai, China

2016 | Moore Building Desire |Miami, USA

2016 | Galerie Patrick Seguin Olympia |Paris, France

2015 | kim? Contemporary Art Centre Slash: In Between the Normative and the Fantasy |Riga, Latvia

2015 | Venus Over Manhattan #RAWHIDE |New York City, USA

2014 | Galerie Buchholz Richard Hawkins & William S. Burroughs, Cerith Wyn Evans, Isa Genzken, Tom of Finland | Berlin, Germany

2014 | Envoy Enterprises Hudson | New York City, USA

2014 | MUU Gallery Dirty Frames | Helsinki, Finland

2014 | 33 Orchard LET’S GO LET GO: In Memoriam Hudson | New York City, USA

2014 | Statens Museum for Kunst Abandon the Parents | Copenhagen, Denmark

2014 | Gerhardsen Gerner Do Not Disturb | Oslo, Norway

2013 | MOCA Bob Mizer & Tom of Finland | Los Angeles, USA

2013 | lille300 / Tripostal  HAPPY BIRTHDAY Galerie Perrotin / 25 years  | Lille, France

2013 | Feature Inc. I Want That Inside Me | New York City, USA

2013 | Institute of Contemporary Arts Keep Your Timber Limber (Works on Paper) | London, England

2013 | Leslie + Lohman Museum Rare and Raw | New York City, USA

2012 | Feature Inc. Punt | New York City, USA

2012 | Robert Rauschenberg Foundation We the People | New York City, USA

2012 | Schroeder, Romero & Shredder Summer Camp | New York City, USA

2011 | Galerie Mooi-Man Tom of Finland and Mates | Groningen, the Netherlands

2011 | Martin-Gropius-Bau Compass in Hand | Berlin, Germany

2011 | Museum of Sex Comics Stripped | New York City, USA

2010 | Valencian Institute of Art Modern Compass in Hand | Valencia, Spain

2010 | One Archives Gallery Never Alone: A Look at Tom and His Friends | West Hollywood, USA

2010 | Feature Inc Tom of Finland and then some| New York City, USA

2010 | Maloney Fine Art + Kim Light / Lightbox The Boneyard | Los Angeles, USA

2010 | Galería Espacio Mínimo ARCO | Madrid, Spain

2010 | Central Connecticut State University Art Galleries Revealed: The Tradition of Male Homoerotic Art| New Britain (Connecticut), USA

2009 | Erotic Heritage Museum Sex in the Streets |Las Vegas, USA

2009 | 53rd International Art Exhibition – Nordic & Danish Pavilions The Collectors |Venice, Italy

2009 | Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts Tattoo |New York City, USA

2009 | MoMA Compass in Hand: Selections From the Rothschild Foundation Collection | New York City, USA

2008 I The Kinsey Institute l Pre-Revolutionary Queer l Bloomington (Indiana), USA

2008 | Homotopia CUC Liverpool Biennial | Liverpool, England

2008 | Phil Ma Bête Noire |Los Angeles, USA

2008 | MoMA Glossolalia: Languages of Drawing | New York City, USA

2008 | Phil Trade |Los Angeles, USA

2008 | Galería Espacio Mínimo ARCO | Madrid, Spain

2006 | Miami Art Fair Scope |Miami, USA

2006 | Portland Museum of Art | Portland (Oregon), USA

2005 | Art@Large | New York City, USA

2004 | James Kelly Contemporary Museum | Santa Fe, USA

2001 | Mark Moore Gallery The Armory Show | New York City, USA

2000 | Whitechapel Gallery | London, England

2000 | Los Angeles County Museum of Art Made in California | Los Angeles, USA

2000 | Mark Moore Gallery The Armory Show | New York City, USA

2000 | Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation 10th Anniversary Exhibition | New York City, USA

1999 | Pori Art Museum | Pori, Finland

1999 | Mark Moore Gallery | Santa Monica, USA

1998 | Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman College | Orange, USA

1998 | Wessel + O'Connor Fine Art | New York City, USA

1997 | Patricia Faure Gallery | Santa Monica, USA

1997 | Los Angeles County Museum of Art Master Drawings | Los Angeles, USA

1997 | The Centre for Contemporary Arts | Glasgow, Scotland

1997 | Meyerson-Nowinski Gallery | Seattle, USA

1997 | Akademie der Kunste | Berlin, Germany

1992 | Casco Gallery | Utrecht, Belgium

1992 | Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation Summer Group Exhibition | New York City, USA

1992 | Stuart Regen Gallery | Los Angeles, USA

1991 | Rutgers State University | New Brunswick, USA

1991 | Amos Andersonin Taidemuseo | Helsinki, Finland

1991 | Feature Inc. | New York City, USA

1991 | Rosamund Felsen Gallery | Los Angeles, USA

1991 | National Leather Association Fetish Art | Los Angeles, USA

1991 | Galerie Mosabaka | Helsinki, Finland

1991 | Whitney Museum of American Art | New York City, USA

1991 | Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation Private Collections | New York City, USA

1991 | University of California (Matrix Gallery) | Berkeley, USA

1990 | Couturier Gallery | Los Angeles, USA

1990 | Wessel O'Connor | New York City, USA

1990 | Mincher/Wilcox Gallery | San Francisco, USA

1989 | Matrix Gallery | University of Berkeley, USA

1989 | WIWA International | Cologne, Germany

1989 | New Museum | New York City, USA

1988 | Leonardo da Vinci Gallery | Los Angeles, USA

1986 | Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE) | Los Angeles, USA

1986 | International Gay & Lesbian Archives Naked Eyes | West Hollywood, USA

1983 | The Basement | New York City, USA

1982 | I.E.M. | Paris, France

1978 | Stompers (boot shop) | New York City, USA

Public Collections:

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) | Los Angeles, USA

Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art | Turku, Finland

University of California Berkeley Art Museum | Berkeley (California), USA

The Kinsey Institute | Bloomington (Indiana), USA

The Art Institute of Chicago | Chicago, USA

Kaarina Township | Kaarina, Finland

Leather Archives & Museum | Chicago, USA

Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation | New York City, USA

Los Angeles County Museum of Art | Los Angeles, USA

MSC Finland - Tom's Club | Helsinki, Finland

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design | Providence, USA

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) | New York City, USA

Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art | Helsinki, Finland

Portland Museum of Art | Portland (Oregon), USA

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art | San Francisco, USA

Suontausta Museum | Eura, Finland

Tom of Finland Foundation | Los Angeles, USA

Publications:

Tom of Finland – Marginaalista maailmanmaineeseen | Like Kustannus

Touko Laaksonen: Tom of Finland | Exhibition catalogue | Galerie Judin

The Little Book of Tom of Finland: Blue Collar | Taschen Verlag

The Little Book of Tom of Finland: Cops & Robbers | Taschen Verlag

The Little Book of Tom of Finland: Military Men | Taschen Verlag

Tom of Finland – Välähdyksiä nimimerkin takaa | Like Kustannus

TOM HOUSE: Tom of Finland in Los Angeles | Rizzoli New York

Tom of Finland – Sarja kuvia | Like Kustannus

Tom of Finland: Bikers II | Taschen Verlag

Tom of Finland - Life and Work of a Gay Hero | Bruno Gmünder Verlag

Tom of Finland: Comic Collection I | Taschen Verlag

Sata sotakohtaloa(Finnish war stories) | Lamppu Laamanen (Chapter on Tom of Finland)

Tom of Finland XXL | Taschen Verlag

The Comic Collection | Taschen Verlag (2 editions)

Tom of Finland | Ennennäkemätönta — Ünforseen | Berndt Arell & Kati Mustola | Like Kustannus

Art of Pleasure | Taschen Verlag (3 editions)

Tom of Finland | Monograph | Taschen Verlag

Dirty Pictures | St. Martins Press

Life and Times of Tom of Finland | Gemini Press (French)

Life and Times of Tom of Finland | Bruno Gmünder Verlag (German)

Life and Times of Tom of Finland | St. Martins Press (English)

Life and Times of Tom of Finland | Otava Press (Finnish)

Retrospectives III | Tom of Finland Foundation (1 printing)

Retrospectives II | Tom of Finland Foundation (2 printings)

Retrospectives I | Tom of Finland Foundation (3 printings edition one; 1 printing edition two)

Video, Film and Stage:

Tom of Finland | Dome Karukoski | Helsinki-Filmi

Tom of Finland: The Musical | Tuomas Parkkinen. Composers Jussi Vahvaselkä and Jori Sjöroos.
Director Reija Wäre. | Turku City Theatre, Finland

I Want U | DJ Hell. Animation Xaver Xylophon | Gigolo Records

Tom of Finland | Mies Mikkenen | Turku 2011 Foundation

Daddy and the Muscle Academy | Crystal Eye | Finnish Film Board

Tom's Men I Eros Series, Altomar Video

Boots Biceps & Bulges I Eros Series, Altomar Video

Advocate Men | Advocate Video Series | LPI

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