Gay erotica by Tom of Finland, Bob Mizer presented in LA museum
Two of the largest influences on modern gay culture and erotica are honored with an art exhibit next month. The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles will exhibit seminal works by Touko Laaksonen aka Tom of Finland (1920-1991) and Bob Mizer (1922-1992) from 2 November 2013 – 26 January 2014.
Credited as beacons of creativity and revolution in post-war gay culture, both Tom of Finland and Bob Mizer had a tremendous influence on gay and straight erotic art. Their hyper-sexualized depictions of men and same-sex activity were groundbreaking during their time when homosexuality was forbidden and concealed throughout most of the world.
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