TOM OF FINLAND


1920 born / geboren in Kaarina, FI

1991 died / gestorben in Helsinki, FI


SOLO EXHIBITIONS / EINZELAUSSTELLUNGEN

2009

Tom of Finland, Schlechtriem Brothers, Berlin, Germany

2008

Galería Espacio Mínimo, Madrid, Spain          

2007

Inman Gallery, Houston, USA

2006

Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris, France

Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland

Western Project Rough, Culver City (Los Angeles), USA

Charles Cowles Gallery Coming of Age, New York City, USA

2005

Galeria Espacio Minimo Tom of Finland, Madrid, Spain

Maes & Matthys Gallery Tom of Finland, Antwerp, Belgium

2001

Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, USA

1999

James Van Damme Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

Mark Moore Gallery The Adventures of Kake, Santa Monica, USA

Finnish Institute – retrospective The Most Famous Finn, Paris, France

Jyvaskyla Art Museum (retrospective), Jyvaskyla, Finland

YYZ Artist Outlet (retrospective), Toronto, Canada

TBA (retrospective), Chicago, USA

1997

Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, USA

Galleri Lars Boman, Stockholm, Sweden

1995

Galerie Emanuel Perrotin, Paris, France

1994

Feature Inc., New York City, USA

Schwules Museum, Berlin, Germany

Museum des Erotik Kunst, Hamburg, Germany

Club Champion, Canberra, Australia

1993

Gallery Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany

1992

Galerie Pelin, Helsinki, Finland

Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation A Memorial Retrospective, New York City, USA

1991

Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland

Feature Inc., New York City, USA

1989

Feature Inc. New York City, USA

1988

Feature Inc., New York City, USA

1987

Rob Gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

1985

Rob Gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

1984

Galerie Jansen, Berlin, Germany

Andres Ufer, Berlin, Germany

1983

Rob Gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

1982

Score (bar), Los Angeles, USA

Rob Gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Ambush (bar), San Francisco, USA

1981

Rob Gallery, New York City, USA

Rob Gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

1980

Rob Gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Robert Samuel Gallery, New York City, USA 

1978

Rob Gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Feyway Studios, San Francisco, USA

Eons Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

1973

The Revolt Press Bookstore, Hamburg, Germany


GROUP EXHIBITIONS / GRUPPENAUSSTELLUNGEN

2013

Keep Your Timber Limber (Works on Paper), ICA, London, UK (forthcoming)

2010

Feature Inc Tom of Finland and then some, New York City, USA

Maloney Fine Art + Kim Light / Lightbox The Boneyard, Los Angeles, USA

Galería Espacio Mínimo ARCO, Madrid, Spain 

Central Connecticut State University Art Galleries Revealed: The Tradition of Male Homoerotic Art, New Britain, CT, USA

2009

53rd International Art Exhibition – Nordic & Danish Pavilions The Collectors, Venice, Italy

Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts Tattoo, New York City, USA

MoMA Compass in Hand: Selections From the Rothschild Foundation Collection, New York City, USA

2008

The Kinsey Institute, Pre-Revolutionary Queer, Bloomington, IN, USA

Homotopia CUC Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, England

Phil Ma Bête Noire, Los Angeles, USA 

MoMA Glossolalia: Languages of Drawing, New York City, USA

Phil Trade, Los Angeles, USA

Galería Espacio Mínimo ARCO | Madrid, Spain

2006

Miami Art Fair Scope,Miami, Florida

Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR, USA

2005

Art@Large, New York City, USA

2004

James Kelly Contemporary Museum, Santa Fe, USA

2001

Mark Moore Gallery The Armory Show, New York City, USA

2000

Whitechapel Gallery, London, England

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Made in California, Los Angeles, USA

Mark Moore Gallery The Armory Show, New York City, USA

Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation 10th Anniversary Exhibition, New York City, USA

1999

Pori Art Museum, Pori, Finland

Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, USA

1998

Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman College, Orange, USA

Wessel + O‘Connor Fine Art, New York City, USA

1997

Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, USA

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Master Drawings, Los Angeles, USA

The Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, Scotland

Meyerson-Nowinski Gallery, Seattle, USA

Akademie der Kunste, Berlin, Germany

1992

Casco Gallery, Utrecht, Belgium

Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation Summer Group Exhibition, New York City, USA 

Stuart Regen Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

1991

Rutgers State University, New Brunswick, USA 

Amos Andersonin Taidemuseo, Helsinki, Finland 

Feature Inc., New York City, USA 

Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

National Leather Association Fetish Art, Los Angeles, USA

Galerie Mosabaka, Helsinki, Finland

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, USA

Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation Private Collections, New York City, USA 

University of California (Matrix Gallery), Berkeley, USA

1990

Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

Wessel O‘Connor, New York City, USA

Mincher/Wilcox Gallery, San Francisco, USA

1989

Matrix Gallery, University of Berkeley, USA

WIWA International, Cologne, Germany

New Museum, New York City, USA 

1988

Leonardo da Vinci Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

1986

Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Los Angeles, USA

International Gay & Lesbian Archives Naked Eyes, West Hollywood, USA

1983

The Basement, New York City, USA

1982

I.E.M., Paris, France

1978

Stompers (boot shop), New York City, USA


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS / ÖFFENTLICHE SAMMLUNGEN

The Kinsey Institute, Bloomington, IN, USA

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA

Kaarina Township, Kaarina, Finland

Leather Archives & Museum, Chicago, USA

Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation, New York City, USA

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA

MSC Finland – Tom‘s Club, Helsinki, Finland

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, USA

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, USA

Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland

Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR, USA

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA

Suontausta Museum, Eura, Finland

Tom of Finland Foundation, Los Angeles, USA