e-news #62

 Over Two Decades Dedicated to Protecting, Preserving and Promoting Erotic Art 

the dispatch e-news keeps you updated on the latest
tom of finland foundation

links from this newsletter may direct you to adult content.

July 16 , 2006

presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Modeling this month: Alfredo (and...?)
Beginner? Professional? All are welcome. Bring your sketch pad!


Los Angeles, CA

August 5 - 27, 2006

Space at Fountain's End
The Salon at Space
A "Grand Salon" Benefit and Continuing Exhibition

Ivy Bottini, Jay Jorgensen, Michael Kirwan, and Miguel Reyes will be exhibiting. The Tom of Finland Foundation will also have an exhibit about the life and work of Tom. Benefit opening night!


Los Angeles, CA

July 29 -
September 9, 2006

Western Project
Tom of Finland: Rough

Early Notebooks, Preliminary Drawings
and Master Works

With works from the Tom of Finland Foundation's
Permanent Collection.


Los Angeles, CA

July 15, 2006

Marc DeBauch
presents an:

Erotic Art Open House
See his entire collection of homo erotic imagery.

This open house includes his controversial religious pornography series which is not available for sale on the Internet.


Minneapolis, MN

June 22 -
July 23, 2006

Housatonic Museum of Art
Plastic Princess: Barbie® as Art
With 16 Featured Artists

Including Crudo's Ooh la la, legs (left).


Bridgeport, CT

July 16, 2006

AXEL, Jackhammer Bar and Mephisto Leathers
AXEL Unveils "Idle Hands"
A 24 Foot Erotic Masterpiece and Exhibition

With an Art Exhibit Opening and Reception.


Chicago, IL

July 4 - 28, 2006

Adonis Art
Male Art from a Private Collection
An Exhibition and Sale

Cornelius McCarthy, Peter Samuelson, Keith Vaughan, John Carter, Philip Swarbrick, Noel Bensted... and many others.


London, England / Online

July 17, 2006

Antebellum Gallery

John Blackburn
A memento mori honoring his life and art

Work from the collection of John Blackburn from 1958 - 2006,
will be on display.This is a one evening event only.


Los Angeles, CA

new artist links

IronBamboo: The only erotic fine art black-and-white photography website devoted exclusively to the depiction of beautiful transgendered Asians in bondage domination / fetish scenes. All work is by internationally-acclaimed photographer Angelo Victor Mercure.

foundation announcements

Indefinite Internet


The Foundation is pleased to announce a new gallery of Tom's artwork on our website. The 53-image exhibition spans much of Tom's career and includes a mix of "old favorites" as well as images rarely seen in print.

CLICK HERE to view the gallery.

erotic art in the news

Current On-line

Visual AIDS
For Pride 2006

In celebration of Pride Month - Visual AIDS announces a new set of E-Cards.
These fun and spirited cards include artwork by Timothy Lonergan and Luis Carle
- additional e-cards are also on-line.
Let someone know you are proud of them today.

CLICK HERE for more information.
This link will take you to the Visual AIDS website.

May 24, 2005 On-line

An Ernest Hardy Interview:
Rick Castro Explores the Depths of the Erotic Soul

In the L.A. Weekly

Photo by Kevin Scanlon

"On a recent rainy Friday afternoon, Castro served orange tea, cookies and chocolate
as he discussed the differences between porn and erotica..."

CLICK HERE for more information.
This link will take you to the L.A. Weekly website.

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The Dispatch is the newsletter of the Tom of Finland Foundation.       [e-news #62]
P.O. Box 26658, Los Angeles, California 90026

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