- By Micha Ramakas

Tom of Finland : The Art of Pleasure

  • Title: Tom of Finland : The Art of Pleasure
  • Author: Micha Ramakas
  • ISBN: 3822826073
  • Page: 478
  • Format: reli
  • Tom of Finland The Art of Pleasure Le plus est le mieux la vie et l oeuvre de l artiste Tom of FinlandEn TASCHEN pr senta l uvre artistique ma tresse de Touko Laaksonen The Art of Pleasure Avant cela Laaksonen plus connu sous

    Le plus est le mieux la vie et l oeuvre de l artiste Tom of FinlandEn 1998, TASCHEN pr senta l uvre artistique ma tresse de Touko Laaksonen, The Art of Pleasure Avant cela, Laaksonen, plus connu sous le nom de Tom of Finland, tait l objet d un v ritable culte au sein de la communaut gay internationale, mais restait inconnu un public plus large The Art of Pleasure lui apporta une reconnaissance m rit e et d cupla ses succ s ult rieurs Tom of Finland XXL l installera d finitivement dans la plus haute sph re de l art.Avec des dimensions de 29 sur 40.5 cm et 704 pages, Tom of Finland XXL contient pr s de 1000 images, retra ant 6 d cennies de la carri re de l artiste Le contenu est une s lection en provenance de toutes les collections connues aux Etats Unis et en Europe, avec l aide de la fondation Tom of Finland, et comprend de nombreux dessins, tableaux et croquis pr paratoires encore jamais reproduits dans un ouvrage D autres n ont t pr sent s qu hors contexte et le sont ici dans l ordre souhait par Tom, leur redonnant tout leur impact rotique et leur poids artistique Cet l gant volume grand format renferme toutes les facettes du talent de Tom, des portraits sensibles au plaisir sexuel sans fard, aux tendres expressions amoureuses de Tom et ses hommages vibrants aux jeunes hommes terrass s par l pid mie du SIDA.Compl tant cette dition collector, huit essais r dig s sp cialement pour cet ouvrage par Camille Paglia, John Waters, Armistead Maupin, Todd Oldham et d autres tudient l impact personnel et social de Tom, ainsi qu une analyse pouss e de dessins individuels par l historien de l art Edward Lucie Smith Pour l homme ou la femme convaincu e que le plus est le mieux, Tom of Finland XXL ne peut que convenir.

    1 thought on “Tom of Finland : The Art of Pleasure

    1. Bon emballage de protection, délais respectés mais attention il n'existait pas de stock de ce produit en France comme annoncé, le produit est venu d'Angleterre et les délais ont été donc un peu plus longs que ceux que j'escomptais mais corrects néanmoins

    2. This anthology of the work of Tom Of Finland comes highly recommended by me. I was thrilled to add this volume to my collection of his work. It is by no means absolutely comprehensive, but it offers a stunning array of illustrations of his work. My praise for this book cannot be high enough, it is not only thrilling, but enlightening, and educating in many ways.If you're familiar at all with the work of Tom of Finland, You want this book in your collection, even if you are not familiar with the [...]

    3. Tuoko Laaksonen (1920 - 1991) may have enjoyed worldwide fame as Tom of Finland during his lifetime, his fame due largely to an extensive following of those who praised his courage to paint and draw what he wanted to paint and draw rather than keeping his talent for figurative work in the dark corners of only certain bookstores. Now, thanks in large part to this very fine tome edited by Dian Hanson, the general public can appreciate the fact that not only did he appeal to a specific audience; he [...]

    4. If you are a fan of Tom of Finland, you already know what to expect. What you may not expect is the true mastery of this collection of his work. Published by Taschen, the volume itself is a work of art!! HUGE in size and a truly magnificent example of the bookbinder's art. The embossed dust jacket is formed from heavy style art paper and is a work of art in and of itself. Nearly every image is printed as a full page on heavy art stock paper with exceptional detail--many works are done as do [...]

    5. XXL COULD EITHER REFER TO THE BOOK SIZE OR THE SIZES OF THE PENISES CONTAINED HEREIN! THIS BOOK SCREAMS HIGH QUALITY FROM THE FRONT COVER TO THE BACK COVER!!!

    6. This is the definitive collection for any Tom of Finland fan. Love the quality of the book itself - and seeing his work on such a large scale is truly amazing!

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