e-news #67 october 27, 2006
  Over Two Decades Dedicated to Protecting, Preserving and Promoting Erotic Art 

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events & exhibitions

November 12, 2006

7th Annual
Palm Springs Fund Raiser
A benefit for the Foundation

Adult film star Nick Marino plays host at the
Tom of Finland Foundationís annual Palm Springs fundraiser


Palm Springs, CA

November 19, 2006

presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

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


Los Angeles, CA

October 1 -
December 15, 2006

Tristesse Deluxe
Achtung FSK 18
Photography by Nan Goldin, Bruce LaBruce, Henning von Berg,
Richard Kern, Charles Gatewood, and others

Photos and installations about sex, erotica and gender.


Berlin, Germany

October 27 -
November 16, 2006

Little Gorgeous Things Gallery
Male Figurative Exhibit
A Three Artist Show, Featuring Pastels, Paintings,
& Wire Sculpture

Featuring Michael Breyette, Skye Ferrante and Michael Rogovsky.


Provincetown, MA

October 27, 2006

Artist Bound Gallery

The Night of Living Art
Artwork by Max Grundy, Skratch, and Robh

Celebrate Halloween with us!


Los Angeles, CA
new artist links

Homoerotic contemporary art gallery by the Norwegian artist Tedited, inspired by his love of the beautiful male body and soul.

Ulli Richter is photographing genuine play scenes involving real men. His striking portraits of guys in gear are as much a passion as they have become a record of the fetish scene and leather lifestyle at large.

Website update:
Biron has been photographing sexy, mostly young, men for 50 years and you can see an extensive selection of his work here along with other unique features.

Seattle Erotic Art Festival features contemporary fine art from around the world, including painting, sculpture, photography, prints, installations, performance art and film. Explore the diversity of erotic art — explicit, subtle, unconventional, beautiful, shameless, and beyond.

Christopher De La Cruz is a multi-talented young artist from the Philippines. He is primarily self-taught, however, has received formal training in photography, web design, watercolor and oil painting, as well as drawing.

Brent Douglas Marr erotic male art and commisions in graphite.

George Quaintance: This site exhibits over two dozen works by this groundbreaking artist (1902-1957), some of which are available for sale.

The male nude brought to its true fine art potential. Figures in nature’s pristine landscapes speak to the primitive beauty of the male form in pastel and oil. By Kentucky artist Jeff "flying wolf" Spicer.
foundation announcements


A Big Thanks To Everyone Participating In The

Pictured: (l-r) author Christopher Rice, Michael Childers, Foundation President Durk Dehner,
Rod McKuen, photographer Tom Bianchi and Harvey S. Shipley-Miller.
Photo: Jay Jorgensen

The Tom of Finland Foundation honored three outstanding individuals during its annual Awards Banquet in Los Angeles on October 7, 2006, as part of its Erotic Art Fair Weekend. Poet and songwriter Rod McKuen was presented with the Foundationís Cultural Icon Award; Philanthropist Harvey S. Shipley Miller was presented with the Foundationís Lifetime Achievement Award; and photographer Michael Childers was inducted into the Foundationís Erotic Artist Hall of Fame.

To the artists, our hard working volunteers, our honored guests, and especially to the patrons of the arts, a big THANKS for making this a spectacular and very special weekend.

webmaster's corner

Welcome to our new (slightly wider) format.

I am always concerned about keeping the e-news compatible with a wide variety of e-mail programs and browsers. On the other hand, the vast majority of our readers have "graduated" from the 640 by 480 pixel format of years gone by. Moving to a slightly wider screen format will allow us to speed up our production process - while hopefully maintaining compatibility with most of our readers. Let me know if this new format doesn't work for you. Thanks!

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