The Official Life and Work of a Gay Hero

publisher: Taschen
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language: English
coloring: full color
pages: 296: Hard Cover

The official illustrated biogaphy revealing the life and work of Tim of Finland, the iconic artist who shaped the modern image of homosexuality. Tuoko Laaksonen, also known as Tom of Finland (1920-1991), was an iconic and provocative artist who rose to cult status in the international gay community and beyond for his work celebrating gay archetypes and masculinity during a time when being gay was taboo. Created in partnership with the Tom of Finland Estate, Tom of Finland: The Official Life and Work of a Gay Hero is a beautifully detailed visual biography full of never or rarely seen documents from his archive.

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