Short film. Based on award winning story by LGBT fiction pioneer Richard Hall.

Takes on Tom



Tom of Finland XXLTom of Finland XXL
Edited by Dian Hanson
Taschen Books.  668 pages, $200.


ANYONE who’s even casually acquainted with Tom of Finland’s work knows that, for Tom, size was everything. The frolicking gay men in his pictures are always well-muscled, often to absurd proportions. Invariably, they sport either impossibly large bulges in their pants or, better yet, titanic, tree-trunk-thick erections that defy the laws of physics. So it’s altogether fitting that the new Tom of Finland book just published by Taschen is as much a physical monument to the legendary gay artist as it is a study of his work.

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