His subversive drawings ridiculed authority figures and inspired the look of Freddie Mercury and the Village People. Tue 1 Aug W hile sex between men was partially decriminalised 50 years ago in the UK, in Finland it took until Almost years after his birth in the town of Kaarina, Tom of Finland had come home. By day, he was a senior art director at advertising agency McCann Erickson.
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His drawings of fantastically muscled men engrossed in acts of homoerotic desire comprise one of the most inventive portrayals of the human body in modern times. These picture of gay men as virile, confident These picture of gay men as virile, confident, and unashamed—equally radical for their near-illicit, underground distribution—originated an empowering queer iconography and liberating spirit that has marked popular culture, art, fashion, and human rights. Over a career that spanned nearly fifty years, he produced thousands of images beginning in the s, robbing straight homophobic culture of its most virile and masculine archetypes; bikers, hoodlums, lumberjacks, cops, cowboys, and sailors, and recasting them—through deft skill and fantastic imagination—unapologetic, self-aware, and boastfully proud enthusiasts of gay sex. Hot Water, Youthful Innocence,
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December 7, by butlerscinemascene. In fact Laaksonen would be haunted throughout his life by the memory of knifing to death a young Soviet parachutist. In his off hours, though, Laaksonen indulges in a secret and, given the draconian aspect of Finnish law, wildly illegal project.
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