e-news #26

 Dedicated to Protecting, Preserving and Promoting Erotic Art 

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 August 22, 2004 Los Angeles, CA 

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

Model: Andrew Addams Models: Peter (l) & Yiannis (r)

The August workshop will have Andrew Addams posing with special guests Peter and Yiannis. So grab your pencils, pens or camera!

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 September 16, 2004 Prague, Czech Republic 

Tom of Finland Foundation
A Tom of Finland Party
Europe's Largest Gay Dance Event

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Foundation.

The Tom of Finland Party will be an all encompassing carnival of pleasure. The Industrial Palace in Prague, is being transformed into an amazing nightclub space. It is part of the week long Mr. Circuit events September 15th - 19th.

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October 29, 2004 Indianapolis, IN

The Reformatory and LAMP Fine Art Gallery present:
10th Anniversary Erotic Arts Ball
100 Juried Works of Erotica -- Exhibit & Competition

Art submission applications accepted until September 16, 2004.

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August 1 - 31, 2004 Online

Visual AIDS and The Body present:
"Civil Disobedience"
A Web Gallery Curated by Photios Giovanis

"As a form of protest, civil disobedience defines a varied set of techniques involving non-violent action to demand change in policy at the highest levels of power...."

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August 7 - October 16, 2004 Santa Monica, CA

18th Street Arts Center presents:
"The Leopard's Spots
Between Art, Performance and Club Culture"

Image: Rick Castro, Little Tea Party 1998

18 artists are showing at this event.
Rick Castro book signing September 16 at 6
PM, plus at 7 PM screenings of Hustler White and Days of Pentecost (with a Q&A session) afterwards.
Closing party on October 16th!

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August 3 - September 4, 2004 London, England

Adonis Art presents:
Photographs of Brent McTavish

An exhibition of photographs by Canadian photographer Brent McTavish.

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September 9 - October 2, 2004 New York, NY

Art @ Large presents:
"Punk Électrique"
Works by Punk Rocker John John Jesse

Sid's Kids (2004) by John John Jesse

John John gives us the anarchy of youth. A portrayal of class war struggle, street anarchism, and his past teenage destructive punk rock lifestyle...

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 September 4, 2004 Los Angeles, CA 

Tom of Finland Foundation Benefit
A Labor Day Weekend Party for Hard Working Men

The evening will include Raffles, Giveaways
and Men Working Hard to Entertain You!!

Construction, Leather, Fetish Attire Encouraged... Bring Your Tools

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new artist links


Wim Griffith is famous for his steel cut-out sculptures, as well as his oil paintings, giclee prints on canvas, and bronze sculptures. Wim does commission work, so if you don’t see it, he can make it for you.


Stuart Blaetz is a self-taught artist working in a variety of media. He specializes in sensuous studs rendered in a realistic manner.


foundation announcements

September 1, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Tom of Finland Foundation
Artist Booth Reservation Deadline
10th Annual Erotic Art Weekend & Fair
October 8 - 10, 2004

Artist booth reservation deadline is September 1, 2004. Applications have been sent out to artists that have previously attended. If you haven't received your application -- or haven't attended previously -- you can learn more by clicking below! 

CLICK HERE for more information.


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