"The Goal of the Leather Life Photography Contest is to explore and exhibit the various avenues, and intricate ideals of the "Leather Lifestyle". This includes a raw exploration of an individuals view point of their life and of those that live in Leather. Photography brings an unspoken awareness, connection and insight into many journeys. "
The Leather Archives & Museum (LA&M) will be featuring a two-part exhibition starting on June 13th lasting 6-months till mid-December. A Leatherwoman of many talents, Hromovy, will be the featured artist as the LA&M makes room for her work, “Family Tree”, a fresh photographic portrayal of our Leatherfolk.
Hromovy’s “Family Tree” is an installation piece printed […]
Touko Laaksonen, better known as Tom of Finland, is a famed erotic artist and queer icon whose legacy spans multiple generations.
Tom of Finland Foundation continues to embody and celebrate his contributions to both erotic art and the queer community, and a poignant short film is now providing visibility to the Foundation itself and Durk Dehner, […]
Artist Richard Hawkins tours Bob Mizer & Tom of Finland, the first American museum exhibition devoted to the art of Mizer (1922-1992) and Touko Laaksonen, a.k.a. “Tom of Finland” (1920-1991), at MOCA Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. Hawkins, who guest co-curated the exhibition with MOCA Curator Bennett Simpson, examines selections from the first-ever presentation […]
For most kink men and women there is something that usually identifies them – their fetish for gear. The clothes and accessories they were, the gear they use in their play. For many the gear and look is as important to them as the sex itself, sites such as GearFetish and BLUF exist to celebrate […]
Check out the latest interview focusing on Tom of Finland with Durk Dehner and Sharpe of the ToF Foundation.
From the YouTube about:
Famed erotic artist Tom of Finland made as much of an impact on the lives of individual men as he did on the history of masculine representation. On a palm tree-lined street in Echo […]
The misfits are known for their infamous parodies so I thought this appropriate for them. For those that are fans of the original work, I hope you don’t make me suffer the slings and arrows from my words. Well, maybe the slings.
Years ago I broke tradition as President of NLA to award these men with […]
by David Stein
I love the predatory way you eye me sometimes, like a tasty unclaimed morsel — the lone canapé on a plate or the last chocolate truffle —
then swoop in and gleefully take me, using my throat or ass to get yourself off while keeping my tackle locked down, useless without your key.
I love how […]
This week sees the opening of a new exhibition entitled ‘Keep Your Timber Limber (Works on Paper)’ at The Institute of Contemporary Art in London, UK.
The exhibition explores how artists since the 1940s to the present day have used drawing to address ideas critical and current to their time, ranging from the politics of gender […]
The Leather Archives & Museum recently announced the opening of its newest exhibition: HIDE. The exhibit will run from June 21, 2013 – January 5, 2014
The opening reception is on Friday, June 21st 2013 at 9:00 PM and admission is free.
The LA&M also announced that Karl and Caren from Art On Leather will attend the […]
May is National Masturbation Month in the US and recently I was able to attend a photo exhibit which celebrates masturbation! It was held in San Francisco at the Center for Sex and Culture, very fitting in my opinion. This exhibit was based on a blog started over two years ago by Shiloh McCabe, a […]