e-news #6

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Tom of Finland Foundation

Is pleased to announce Daniel Babcock as the
Foundation's new Administrator
and Secretary to our Board of Directors.

Dan has been associated with Tom of Finland
for over eight years. We welcome him to his new position!

Members of the board and staff
are always available to hear your comments.

CLICK HERE for more information.

August 24, 2003 Los Angeles, CA

Tom of Finland Foundation

With nude models

The Foundation is pleased to offer
our first drawing workshop!

CLICK HERE for more information.

August 8 - 30, 2003 West Hollywood, CA

City Gallery
Sex In Deep Space
The Exhibition

A group show featuring the artwork of Dianna Cohen, Jason Eoff,
Barrie Goshko, David Allan Peters, and Michael Salerno.

Opening Reception August 8, 6 - 9 PM. Free.

for more information.

July 31 - September 24, 2003 New York, NY

John John Jesse and The Antagonist Movement
Decadence Art Show

The largest erotic art exhibition in the Lower East Side EVER! 
Over 70 Artists, 2 Floors!

for more information.

August 7 - 22, 2003 New York, NY

Art @ Large
presents an:
Erotic Juried Exhibition
36 Artists From The USA and Beyond

Curated by Grady T. Turner, art critic, author and Executive Curator
of the inaugural exhibition of the Museum of Sex, New York City.

for more information.

A Special Night for Special Members

Board Member Mike Goldie and Artist Philip Hitchcock
check out the preview of new acquisitions
to the Permanent Collection.
Photo: Benno Sebastian

Our annual party for members of Seaman and Commander rank
was a great success. Many thanks to these generous donors --
and the hardworking volunteers who helped make it happen.

Our Commander's Dinner is scheduled for February 2004.
Upgrade your membership now!

CLICK HERE for membership information.

A Quick Glimpse of our
July 19, 2003

Our second Salon Night, held at the home of Shawn Farnsworth,
was a major hit with guests!

If you couldn't attend, here's a little of what you missed...

CLICK HERE for more information.

Help Us Promote The

The Foundation is updating its list of outlets
for our press releases. You can help!
We are looking for names, addresses, and contact information
for both mainstream and alternative publications --
especially local papers and magazines of which we may not be aware.

CLICK HERE for more information.


The Passing Of
March 22, 1965 - July 17, 2003

We are saddened to publish news of the death
of British painter Frances Turner.
A memorial photo gallery of her work
is on display.

CLICK HERE for more information.

The DVD Release of:
Daddy and the Muscle Academy:
The Life, Art and Times of Tom of Finland

Is Reviewed by Kurt von Behrmann

"Tom of Finland was among the first to present gay male sexuality
as uncompromising, unapologetic and undeniably masculine."

Now on DVD with additional material!

CLICK HERE for more information.

August 7, 2003 Los Angeles, CA

A Benefit For
Highways Performance Space & Gallery

Sculpture by Philip Hitchcock

5th Annual Gallery Benefit
Thursday at 7pm, $20.00
Meet artists Jay Jorgensen and Philip Hitchcock and their models.
No-host bar & hors d'hoevres. Music & surprise entertainment.
Reservations 310.453.1755
1621 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404


August 1 - 31, 2003 Los Angeles, CA

Highways Performance Space And Gallery presents:
by Jay Jorgensen

Photographs of the male and female nude

CLICK HERE for more information.

August 1 - 31, 2003 Los Angeles, CA

Highways Performance Space And Gallery presents:
by Philip Hitchcock

New sculptures inspired by Greek, Celtic, and Hindu mythology

CLICK HERE for more information.

October 10 - 12 Los Angeles, CA

Tom of Finland Foundation

Mark your calendars now.
It's this year's HOTTEST erotic art event!

CLICK HERE for more information.

Artists in Print

Artist Philip Hitchcock is featured in Men Magazine.
Mr. Hitchcock shows all and tells all as he discusses
his life, his art, and his upcoming Los Angeles exhibit.
The August 2003 issue is on newsstands now.

Artist Marc DeBauch is featured in Honcho Magazine.
The inspiration for Marc's "greeting card" style
is revealed in the September issue.

Artist Palanca is featured in Honcho Magazine.
One of the Foundation's favorite "footmen"
is on display in the September issue.

New Artist Links

Digitalman offers digital male erotic art, fully computer generated without any photographic images. His goal is having fun: "How close is this picture to the one I have in my head?"


A Manstouch represents fine artists and photographers of male eroticism worldwide.


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