The Tom of Finland Artfair encompasses works by more than 30 artists,
both emerging and established, from the USA and beyond.
In addition to displaying and selling work, there will be live entertainment and activities over the course of the three days.
and of course plenty of original artwork by Tom of Finland
TOM OF FINLAND (Touko Laaksonen, Finnish, 1920 - 1991) Untitled, 1979, Graphite on paper © 1979 Tom of Finland Foundation
- Showcase of short films and videos curated by Stuart Sandford and Rubén Esparza.
- Art by participants from the 2014 Emerging Artist Contest, which was judged by artists assume vivid astro focus,
- and by Richard Hawkins, Ryan Heffington, Elmgreen & Dragset, Bruce LaBruce, Helmut Lang, Linder and A.L. Steiner.
- A series of erotic poetry readings curated by Steven Reigns, City Poet of West Hollywood.
- A ceremony honoring key cultural figures within our community, to be announced on Saturday evening.
- Drag performances curated by Jordan Frink.
- Life drawing sessions with male models coordinated by Miguel Angel Reyes.
- Sunday Tea Dance DJ'd by RocketmanLA.
- A sexy closing that could only (!) take place at TOM House.
- I will be around the Bastille Urinals in the Pleasure gardens with some Martin of Hoolland original artworks.
Friday October 2: 12:30 to 3 pm, Luncheon for media and winners of the 2014 Emerging Artists Competition; Opening 6pm-10pm; Performances 6 pm; Short Films 7 pm
Saturday October 3, Art Fair Noon-7pm; Performances All Day; Life Drawing Sessions All Day; Reception 7pm
Sunday October 4, Art Fair Noon-6pm; Erotic Poetry 1 pm and 3 pm; Drawing/Performances All Day; Closing Tea Dance 4 pm
at 1421 Laveta Terrace Echo Park, Los Angeles CA USA
Tickets and information: TomOfFinlandFoundation.org
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