Retrospective I, II & III SIGNED by TOM OF FINLAND FIrst Edition 1st & 2nd
Retrospective, Retrospective II, Retrospective III. Retrospective is signed by Tom of Finland. Los Angeles: Tom of Finland Foundation, 1989, 1991, 1997. The first volume is a second printing, and the second and third volumes are first editions. Signed by Tom of Finland on the title page of the first volume. Bound in publisher's black cloth lettered in silver. Near Fine, with contents of volume one shaken. Light wear and rubbing to dust jackets, a large closed tear to the rear panel of the first volume and a crease to the rear flap of the second volume. A collection of Finnish artist Touko Valio Laaksonen's homoerotic fetish work, who published under the pseudonym Tom of Finland. He was hailed as "the most influential creator of gay pornographic images, " and although his work was not originally percieved as high art, several of his works have been acquired by New York's Museum of Modern Art.
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- Year Printed: 1989
- Topic: Gay Illustration
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Tom of Finland
- Subject: LGBT
- Publisher: Tom of Finland Foundation
- Place of Publication: Los Angeles
- Special Attributes: Signed