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EXPIRED EVENTS 2008
Events that have appeared on our Events Page.


the following events are NOT listed according to closing date

October 25 -
December 13, 2008

phd
presents:

Buy Mark's Art
or the Terrorists Win


Art by Mark Florida
"The resulting 40" x 60" ultrachrome images are vibrant portraits of
architecture as well as a political commentary on contemporary culture..."

Details

St. Louis, MO

December 14 , 2008

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Modeling this month: To be announced.

Beginner? Professional? All are welcome. Bring your sketch pad!

Details


Los Angeles, CA

December 16, 2008

Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation
presents:
Men
A Book Signing

Artists LC of Misfit Studios & Scott Church as they sign copies of,
display works from, and speak about the creation of their new book Men.

Details

New York, NY

December 18, 2008

A Different Light Bookstore
presents:
Henning von Berg
A Book Signing

Henning von Berg is signing his best-selling books:
Universal and Alpha Males.

Details


Los Angeles, CA

December 19, 2008

Decades Design Group & The Pet Project
present:
XIBIT
Over Two Decades of Ali’s Homo-erotic Work

Donations to benefit The Pet Project.

Details

Fort Lauderdale, FL

November 6 -
December 20, 2008

Wessel + O'Conner Fine Art
present:

Bruce of Los Angeles
The Photographs of Bruce Bellas


"...his purist esthetic 'would one day be recognized for its classic elegance, Hollywood glamour, and camp wit, as well as for its restrained sensuality.'"

Details

Brooklyn, NY / Online

November 19 -
December 20, 2008

Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation
presents:
Four Exhibitions
40 Artists Contribute

One exhibition with 37 contributing artists,
plus three solo exhibtions.


Details

New York, NY

October 31 -
December 23, 2008

WerkstattGalerie
presents:
My Gay Eye
With Over 40 International Gay Artists

Samples from many of the artists are
on display on their website.

Details

Berlin, Germany

December 2 - 31, 2008

Adonis Art
presents:
The Boys of Venice Beach
by Myles Antony

"The paintings are at times daring and amusing,
but always beautiful and romantic."

Details

London, England / Online

November 1 -
December 31, 2008

Visual AIDS and The Body
present:

Salute
Curated by HIV Plus Magazine


"Some of the pieces in "Salute" are overtly sexy, many are deeply layered and nuanced, while others are forceful through their simplicity and starkness."

Details

Online

September 19 -
October 18, 2008

Erotic Signature and Beate Uhse Erotica Museum
present:
Art Undressed
An Erotic Visual Art Exhibition


“Modern Art for the Open-Minded.”
Continuing its world tour.

Details

Berlin, Germany

August 30 -
October 19, 2008

New Hope Sidetracks Art Gallery
presents:

Naked in New Hope '08
Rick Gould, Robert Henry, Holtquist, and Many More


"Celebrating the facts and foibles
of the human body."

Details

New Hope, PA

October 10 - 24, 2008

New York Leather Weekend and
The LGBT Community Center

present:

Rough Hewn Love
S/M Art Gallery

"Meet some of the city's most provocative artists..."

Details


New York, NY

October 24 - 25, 2008

Perry Mann
presents an:
Erotic Arts Festival
Part of The 29th Exotic Erotic Expo and Ball

Call For Artists
All Artists to Keep 100% of sales.

Details

San Francisco, CA

October 1 - 31, 2008

Adonis Art
presents:
New Paintings
by David Ambrose


"...David’s subject matter ranges from days out on the
fabulous beaches of his native Wales, to beautiful, intimate moments..."

Details

London, England / Online

September 18 -
November 1, 2008

Wessel + O'Conner Fine Art
present:

The Company of Men
The Photographs of Blake Little


"I wanted to start a new series yet I was bored with photographing nudes,
I wanted to take photographs that captured the strength and integrity..."

Details

Brooklyn, NY

September 22 -
November 8, 2008

Flazh!Alley Studio
presents:
"Luster" Deliberate Sensuality
Narrative Figure Paintings By Davidd Batalon


"His spellbinding paintings reflect a strong desire to create
worlds saturated with intrigue and mystery."

Details

Los Angeles, CA

November 9, 2008

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION'S
8th Annual
Palm Springs Fund Raiser
A benefit for the Foundation

Hot men? For sure! Artists and art? Of course!
Part of Palm Springs Leather Week!


Details


Palm Springs, CA

October 23 -
November 15, 2008

MDH Fine Arts
presents:
Body of Work
Paintings and Drawings of Four New York Artists

John Woodrow Kelley, Victor Gadino,
William H. Crist and Fabio D'Aroma.

Details

New York, NY

November 23, 2008

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Modeling this month: To be announced.

Beginner? Professional? All are welcome. Bring your sketch pad!

It's the HOLIDAYS! No Admission Charge for Anyone!
Details


Los Angeles, CA

November 23, 2008

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Workshop Art Show & Party

Come and See Works Created by Our Drawing Workshop Artists!
Do a Little Holiday Shopping!
Enjoy the Foundation House, and Food and Beverages!

4:00 - 6:00 PM
Details


Los Angeles, CA

September 20 -
November 30, 2008

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
and
Homotopia present:
Tom of Finland Retrospective
The Drawings of Tom of Finland


See Tom of Finland on Homotopia TV!
An insight into the artist.

Details


Liverpool, England

November 4 -
December 2, 2008

Adonis Art
presents:
New Paintings
by David Thompson


"Recently he has returned to his first love,
with an especial interest in figurative painting."

Details

London, England / Online

October 30 -
December 12, 2008

Antebellum Gallery
presents:

Splatter
Murder, Monsters, Mayhem & Gore!


"Why are we drawn to murder? What does it say about
society obsessed with love, sex, death & violence?"

Details

Los Angeles, CA

October 12, 2008

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Modeling this month: Hank and ?.
"I'll have at least 1 Body Builder type, and 1 Model type."
Beginner? Professional? All are welcome. Bring your sketch pad!

Now 1 - 4 PM
Details


Los Angeles, CA

September 9 -
October 10, 2008

Spanish Foreign Office and Museum MAC Ibirapuera
present:
Colección Visible: Historias de amor
(Visible Collection: Love´s histories)

"This art collection began five years ago and
has works of nearly two hundreds artists."

Details


Sao Paulo, Brasil

September 14 , 2008

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Modeling this month: Gary.

Beginner? Professional? All are welcome. Bring your sketch pad!

Now 1 - 4 PM
Details


Los Angeles, CA

August 8 -
September 30, 2008

Arch & Company Fine Arts and Come As You Are
present:
In Flagranti
Nude And Erotic Photography by Drasko Bogdanovic


"A provocative collection of erotic photography featuring award
winning images and new work exhibited for the first time."

Details

Toronto, ON

September 3 - 30, 2008

Mister B Berlin
presents:
Passion
Artwork by Sepp of Vienna

"Men, real hunks, bears, muscles, hair, hard and horny -
that's how a man wants his favourite guy."

Details

Berlin, Germany

September 1 - 30, 2008

Visual AIDS and The Body
present:

Sex, Drugs and Religion
Curated by Frank Spinelli, M.D.


"...a variety from different artists, which provoked
visual, sensual, and visceral response.
"

Details

Online

August 12 - 17, 2008

Erotic Signature and Le Conseil des Arts du Québec
present:
Art Undressed
In conjunction with its cultural event
"Provocation - Sensualité & Érotisme"

Additionally, the work of 30 additional local and international artists.

Details


Montreal, QC

June 28 -
August 17, 2008

phd
presents:

Sensitive Content
by Stan Trampe and Jeff Palmer


"The Bible Belt is unbuckled in this examination of classic nude
photography within the context of the midwestern United States.
"

Details

St. Louis, MO

June 19 -
September 1, 2008

The Advocate and Gochis Galleries
present:
People and Places
Recent Work by Suzzane M. Shifflett and Craig Poindexter


Net proceeds benefit the L. A. Gay and Lesbian Center.

Details

Los Angeles, CA

July 28 -
September 6, 2008

Flazh!Alley Studio
presents:
Wim Noir - Men In Suits
Original Oil Paintings by Wim Griffith


"Wim Griffit has created a body of work
influenced by the early days of Hollywood."

Details

Los Angeles, CA

August 2 -
September 6, 2008

Antebellum Gallery
presents:

AutomoLove: Car Culture with a Kink
The First Art Exhibition to Present Lust on Wheels


Over 15 artists are contibuting to this exhibition.
Cars & kink: what a concept!

Details

Los Angeles, CA

July 1 - 31, 2008

Visual AIDS and The Body
present:

Militancy and Mourning
Curated by Paul Sendziuk

"We don't need a cultural renaissance, we need cultural practices
actively participating in the struggle against AIDS."

Details


Online

June 14 -
July 31, 2008

Erotic Signature and Damien B. Contemporary Art Center
present:
Art Undressed
An Erotic Visual Art Exhibition

An Erotic Visual Art Exhibition including winning art works from the book
The World's Greatest Erotic Art of Today Vol. II.

Details


Miami, FL

May 29 -
July
29, 2008

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
and
Galería Espacio Mínimo

present:
Tom of Finland
Images from the '40s through the '90s


Over 100 Tom of Finland Works. A rare opportunity to see Tom's originals!
Details


Madrid, Spain

July 1 -
August 1, 2008

Adonis Art
presents:
The Cult of the Warrior
Paintings and Drawings by Kenya Shimizu


"An exhibition of images from Japan depicting the homoerotic fantasies of an extraordinary young talent and exclusive Adonis Art discovery..."

Details

London, England / Online

June 28, 2008 -
August 3, 2008

Visual AIDS and La MaMa La Galleria
present:

Side X Side
Curated by Dean Daderko


Featuring the artwork of: Scott Burton, Kate Huh,
Nicholas Moufarrege, Martin Wong and Carrie Yamaoka.

Details

New York, NY

August 10, 2008

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Modeling this month: Daniel and Jon.

Beginner? Professional? All are welcome. Bring your sketch pad!

NOTE: Change of time due to heat. Now 4 - 7 PM
Details


Los Angeles, CA

July 13, 2008

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Modeling this month: Marcio
PLUS a surpise model!
.

Beginner? Professional? All are welcome. Bring your sketch pad!

NOTE: Change of time due to heat. Now 4 - 7 PM
Details


Los Angeles, CA

July 9 - 16, 2008

Lyman-Eyer Gallery
present:
Escape
Michael Breyette: Nude Males and Erotica in Pastel


Featuring the debut of several new originals.

Details

Provincetown, MA

May 31 -
July 26, 2008

Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin
presents:
Cary Kwok
An Exhibition

A touch of France in Miami.

Details

Miami, FL

April 12 -
June 14
, 2008

USC Arts and Humanities Initiative &
the ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives
presents:
A Hector Silva Retrospective
Visions and Voices


"
This retrospective is the first exhibition to feature the entire range
of Silva's work and the historical ephemera surrounding it...."

Details

Los Angeles, CA

June 15, 2008

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents the 17th Annual:
Tom's Bar


A FUNRAISER benefiting the Tom of Finland Foundation
Playing live on stage: Born in Death Valley

Details


Los Angeles, CA

June 15, 2008

Antebellum Gallery
presents:

Kinky Camera Club
The First of a Monthly Series

Keeping in the tradition of Irving Claw (who used Bette Page as a model)
Antebellum is proud to recreate the camera clubs of the 1950s.

Details


Los Angeles, CA

May 8 -
June 21, 2008

Wessel + O'Conner Fine Art
present:

Czanara
The Art and Photographs of Raymond Carrance

Copies of Czanara from Antinous Press, as well as a limited edition
version including print, are available through the gallery.

Details


Brooklyn, NY

June 22, 2008

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Modeling this month: Tadros.
We will be drawing in two different areas if we have an overflow.
Beginner? Professional? All are welcome. Bring your sketch pad!


Details


Los Angeles, CA

June 3 - 27, 2008

Adonis Art
presents:
Latest Paintings
By Robert Olliver-Jones

"I allow myself the freedom to trust my instincts
when it comes to subject and composition..."

Details


London, England / Online

May 21 -
June 28, 2008

Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation
presents:
Pink & Bent
Art of Queer Women


"
Pink & Bent hopes to enlighten audiences about
the different aspects of being a queer woman..."

Details

New York, NY

June 20 - 29, 2008

Antebellum Gallery
presents:

Large Scale Male &
Sketch Salon Show

Featuring David Crocker
& Artists of the Monthly Sketch Salon


Plus several Salon Nights

Details


Los Angeles, CA

May 17 -
June 30, 2008

Alex Haleigh Gallery
presents:

La Figura
15 Notable Painters, Printmakers,
Sculptors, and Photographers


"
...and the coup of the year, Frank Romero
showing his 1990s figurative works on paper!"
Details

Los Angeles, CA

April 1 -
June 30, 2008

ARTS Sebastian Moreno
presents:
Special Spring Art Sale
Homoerotic Art by Sebastian Moreno

"
Usually the season starts in July,
but we need to keep working until then."

Details

Girona, Spain

May 22, 2008

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
and
Harputs Market + Etat Libre d'Orange
the San Francisco launch of
The Tom of Finland Fragrance
A Night of Sensory Exploration


benefitting the Tom of Finland Foundation
Details


San Francisco, CA

April 29 -
May 30, 2008

Adonis Art
presents:
Behind Blue Eyes II
Latest Paintings by Yuliang Wu

"I try to capture a particular moment in time,
to portray an instant of recognition or desire."

Details


London, England / Online

May 1 - 31, 2008

Visual AIDS and The Body
present:

Linear Progression / Progressive Deterioration
Curated by Steven Gordon and R. J. Supa

"Have certain behaviors changed since the fall of the towers?"
"Shame was taken over by anger, which has now been replaced by complacency."

Details


Online

May 11, 2008

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Modeling this month: The unknown model.
We will be drawing in two different areas if we have an overflow.
Beginner? Professional? All are welcome. Bring your sketch pad!


Details


Los Angeles, CA

October 14, 2007 -
May 12, 2008

Mister B
presents:
Pornographic Virtue
The Photography of Ulli Richter

"...His artistic work encompasses the world of BDSM subculture."
Exhibition EXTENDED from January 31 until May 12!

Details

Amsterdam, Netherlands

May 13, 2008

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
and
Harvey Nichols + Etat Libre d'Orange
the British launch of
The Tom of Finland Fragrance


A special evening tied in with Gay Pride in Manchester England
Details


Manchester, England

April 1 -
May 3, 2008

Antebellum Gallery
presents:

Fools For Feet
The First Art Exhibition Dedicated
To The Beauty Of The Sole


Palanca, Rick Castro, Etienne and many, many more!


Details

Los Angeles, CA

April 12 -
May 3
, 2008

Wessel + O'Conner Fine Art
present:

Vintage / Vantage
Vintage Photos By The Masters


Over twelve artists and 30 images.


Details

Brooklyn, NY

March 22 -
May 3
, 2008

phd
presents:

Ensemble
A group presentation by artists using various medium.


On view are: Joe Chesla, Rebecca Eilering, Leslie Holt, Ken Konchel,
David Lancaster,Metra Mitchell, Jeff Palmer, Stan Trampe, David Wallace, Rebecca Trawick, and Lin Xu.


Details

St. Louis, MO

March 31 -
May 3
, 2008

Flazh!Alley Studio
presents:
Illusions in Between
The Collodion Images of Ken Merfeld


"
The Collodion technique can be somewhat unpredictable
while yielding unique, provocative, highly emotional imagery."

Details

Los Angeles, CA

April 13, 2008

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Modeling this month: Barry and Javier.
We will be drawing in two different areas if we have an overflow.
Beginner? Professional? All are welcome. Bring your sketch pad!


Details


Los Angeles, CA

April 1 - 26, 2008

Adonis Art
presents:
Latest Drawings From Life
By George Cayford


George Cayford has adapted his technique
to use oil pastels direct onto canvas.


Details

London, England / Online

April 1 - 30, 2008

Visual AIDS and The Body
present:

Red, White and Blue
Curated by Max-Carlos Martinez and Edward Winkleman


Three colors that characterize our nation’s patriotic symbols.


Details

Online

January 19 -
March 8, 2008

phd
presents:

Outside the Box
E. Gibbons: 46 Monochromatic Paintings of Nudes

"Some figures confront while others recede,
some welcome your gaze and others outright reject you."

Details


St. Louis, MO

February 7 -
March 8, 2008

Wessel + O'Conner Fine Art
present:

In Your Face
'70s Gay Porn Stills

Vintage photographs from the 1970s produced by Nova Studios,
an early pioneer in gay male pornographic films.

Details


Brooklyn, NY

March 9, 2008

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Modeling this month: Mark-Austen and Marcus.
Beginner? Professional? All are welcome. Bring your sketch pad!

Details


Los Angeles, CA

February 14 -
March 15, 2008

Antebellum Gallery
presents:

S&M
An Exhibition of Sadomasochistic Art

Over 24 artists represented!
"S&M, (sadomasochism) is a human interaction..."
There are many Salon Events during this exhibition.

Details


Los Angeles, CA

December 22, 2007 -
March 22, 2008

Flazh!Alley Studio
presents:
Inside Red:
A Photographic Exhibition
by John Middelkoop


"I was attracted to the red cloth immediately....
Combining it with the female form is the best of both worlds to me."
Held over from its original January 28 closing date!

Details

Los Angeles, CA

March 4 - 28, 2008

Adonis Art
presents:
New Paintings
By Andrew Potter


"Andrew Potter explores the effects of light
on the classically ideal male figure."

Details

London, England / Online

February 11 -
March 31, 2008

Rock-it Promotions & Come As You Are
present:
Erotic Blender
Pieces from the show will be displayed.

Items from Erotic Blender, part of Toronto's Annual Erotic Arts
and Crafts Fair, will be on display.


Details

Toronto, ON

December 15, 2007 -
January 19, 2008

Scalo | Polin
presents:
Eros And Muses

Works by Irina Polin


"The profound and sensually erotic imagery of 1971 Russian born artist
Irina Polin is reflective yet irritating at the same time."

Details

Los Angeles, CA

December 4, 2007 -
February 1, 2008

Adonis Art
presents:
New Paintings
By Myles Antony

"Myles Antony has broken barriers in his bold approach to the use of watercolour, being true to and in great control of the medium."

Details


London, England / Online

February 8 - 10, 2008

Iowa Leather Weekend
presents:
Sophisticated Oink
A Homoerotic Art Show & Vender Market

Artwork and appearances by Axel & Esteban.
Art & prints from the Tom of Finland Foundation, and more!

Details


Des Moines, IA

February 10, 2008

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Modeling this month: Joseph.
Beginner? Professional? All are welcome. Bring your sketch pad!

Details


Los Angeles, CA

January 4 -
February 15, 2008

Saint Louis University Museum of Art
presents:

Resilience
The Sculpture of Philip Hitchcock

On view are fifteen pieces of Hitchcock's work including
Christ Embracing the Cross, a lifesize statue of Christ.

Details


St. Louis, MO

February 5 - 29, 2008

Adonis Art
presents:
New Paintings
By Nebojsa Zdravkovic

"His paintings are strikingly original examples
of modern impressionism."

Details


London, England / Online

January 4, 2008

BLUF (Breeches and Leather Uniform Fanclub)
presents:

Gear Up
A benefit for the Tom of Finland Foundation

Tom of Finland Artwork on Display and For Sale!
Bringing Tom's Art To Life BLUF exhibit!


Details


Los Angeles, CA

April 28, 2007 -
January 7, 2008

ARTS Sebastian Moreno
presents:
Gallery Premier Opening
Works by Sebastian Moreno and Other Artists


We display homoerotic art by the owner artist Sebastian Moreno,
and other artists' work.

Details

Girona, Spain

January 11 - 13, 2008

Southwest Leather Conference
presents:
Southwest Leather Art Exhibition
Sharing art with the leather tribe


This year SWLAE will be open to all artists
in the national leather/bdsm community.

Details

Phoenix, AZ

January 13, 2008

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Modeling this month: To be announced.
Beginner? Professional? All are welcome. Bring your sketch pad!

Details


Los Angeles, CA

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To Readers of the Calendar World Wide:
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webmaster@tomoffinlandfoundation.org or write us at: the Tom of Finland Foundation - ATTN: Upcoming Events Calendar - P.O. Box 26658 - LA, CA 90026 USA. Please allow at least 6 weeks advance notice.



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