Bob Mizer & Tom of Finland at MOCA

A retrospective on the work of two of the most influential figures in post-war homoerotic art

Tomorrow, 2 November, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) will unveil Bob Mizer & Tom of Finland, an exhibition profiling the works of Bob Mizer (19221992) and Touko Laaksonen, aka Tom of Finland (19201991). Organized by MOCA curator Bennett Simpson and guest co-curator Richard Hawkins, the exhibition showcases two artists whose works were focused on the erotic. Hawkins, a contemporary artist who worked …

Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain 2013

For its 40th edition, the international art fair shows a young and daring spirit, with plenty of surprises

The 2013 Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain (FIAC) party starts right at the entrance. Immediately, visitors are faced with the impressive and imposing, nearly seven meters tall “Iron tree,” by controversial Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. Pursuing his personal approach which references his country’s cultural heritage, the artist has cast in iron a previously made work of fallen trunks from mountainous south China, which have been interlocked …