Tom of Finland

Tom of Finland

Cops & Robbers

Hanson, Dian

$307.00 MXN

Sinopsis

Tom’s taste for police officers and felons?and for sexual tension between the two?developed late in his career. “I’ve never been to prison,” he told a class at the California Institute of the Arts in 1985, “but I hear it’s a closed world where there are different roles and people behave different from when they walk free. It fascinates me. It is another subject I come back to again and again.” By which he meant fantasized about again and again, since only those subjects that aroused him sexually made it into his art.

The uniforms of the California Highway Patrol motorcyclists were his favorite: tan and tight, with high boots and soft black leather gauntlet gloves. He created his own uniform variants as well, a cross between military and civilian police gear, and invented suitably butch criminals for his cops to apprehend, though once apprehended the power struggle could go either way. Tom was determined to show top and bottom as equally masculine roles, and his cops were as likely to end up happily speared by criminal cock as delivering corrective coitus. Though criticized by some for what appeared to be a glorification of power, Tom was always quick to remind that the world he created was a fantasy world, where anything was possible, and everything was consensual?even in prison.The Little Book of Tom: Cops & Robbers explores Tom’s fascination with criminal justice through a mixture of multi-panel comics and single-panel drawings and paintings, all in a compact and affordable 192 pages. Historic film stills and posters, personal photos of Tom, sketches, and Tom’s own reference photos make this far more than another Tom’s Comics re-tread.

Editorial:
Taschen
Año de edición:
2016
Materia
Arte contemporáneo
ISBN:
978-3-8365-4073-5
Páginas:
192
Encuadernación:
Pasta blanda
Idioma:
Bilingüe

Disponibilidad en Centros

  • Condesa
  • Polanco
  • Santa Fe
  • Perisur
  • Zona Rosa
  • Roma
  • San Ángel

Advertencia: Las existencias de nuestro sistema no son precisas al 100%, por lo que antes de dirigirte a una de nuestras sucursales, te recomendamos que llames por teléfono para confirmar su disponibilidad.

Comentarios


Añadir comentario

Artículos relacionados

  • Arte Mágico, El
    Breton, André
    «La magia es vista como una capacidad innata de la humanidad que siempre vuelve a emerger, especialmente tras largos períodos de racionalismo, y que ni la religión, ni la ciencia ni la política consiguen erradicar jamás.» Nadia Choucha, Surrealism and the Occult Durante años, El arte mágico de André Breton fue un auténtico libro de culto, objeto de deseo de los bibliófilos p...

    $1,528.00 MXN

    En stock
  • The Magic Book
    Caveney, Mike / Steinmeyer, Jim / Jay, Ricky
    Magic has enchanted humankind for millennia, evoking terror, laughter, shock, and amazement. Once persecuted as heretics and sorcerers, magicians have always been conduits to a parallel universe of limitless possibility-whether invoking spirits, reading minds, or inverting the laws of nature by sleight of hand. Long before science fiction, virtual realities, video games, and th...

    $1,153.00 MXN

    En stock
  • Rivelino
    Sainz, Luis Ignacio / Lozano, Luis Martin / Ardenne, Paul
    Este libro ofrece un análisis único y completo de la obra y la carrera de Rivelino como uno de los artistas visuales más destacados de todo el mundo. Éste volumen incluye tres ensayos escritos por especialistas reconocidos internacionalmente, Luis Ignacio Sáinz, Luis Martín Lozano y Paul Ardenne, quienes abre tres caminos distintos hacia el entendimiento y la contextualización ...

    $790.00 MXN

    En stock
  • Quay Brothers, The: The Black Drawings
    Carels, Edwin / Simoens, Tommy (Eds.)
    In the mid-1970s the influential stop-motion animators Stephan and Timothy Quay (born 1947) embarked on a series of dark graphite drawings, conceived as imaginary film posters. They kept their first autonomous art project hidden for decades, allowing only a few glimpses to transpire in some of their animation classics such as Nuctura Artificialia, Street of Crocodiles and their...

    $921.00 MXN

    En stock
  • Tonalpohualli
    Baez, Patricia / Clariond, Jeannette L.
    El Tonalpohualli, comúnmente nombrado Calendario Azteca, es el libro ritual, sagrado, de los nahuas del México antiuo, que ellos conocían como "La cuenta de los días", compuesto por veinte glifos que se registraban en el Tonalámatl. Este códice de pie de venado o corteza macerada del árbol de ámatl -conocido como amate- estaba hecho de un papel vegetal cuyo uso perdura hasta nu...

    $900.00 MXN

    En stock
  • Tom of Finland
    Hanson, Dian
    Tom’s taste for police officers and felons?and for sexual tension between the two?developed late in his career. “I’ve never been to prison,” he told a class at the California Institute of the Arts in 1985, “but I hear it’s a closed world where there are different roles and people behave different from when they walk free. It fascinates me. It is another subject I come back to a...

    $307.00 MXN

    En stock

Otros artículos del autor

  • Roy Stuart. The Leg Show Photos
    Hanson, Dian
    Between 1987 and 2001, Dian Hanson, then editor of Leg Show magazine, and photographer Roy Stuart collaborated on over 100 fetish photo shoots. It was critical to Stuart's taboo-busting philosophy that any sex portrayed in these photos be authentic, and he often included female masturbation, always to climax.To Stuart it seemed absurd that so many young women didn't know how to...

    $1,182.00 MXN

    En stock
  • The big butt book
    Hanson, Dian
    Las mejores fotografías del Big Butt Book original (más algunas imágenes nuevas igualmente formidables), que retratan desde la menuda Pam Anderson hasta la atlética Serena Williams, acompañadas de entrevistas a Coco Austin, Buffie The Body, Tinto Brass, ...

    $576.00 MXN

    En stock
  • The New Erotic Photography: 2
    Hanson, Dian
    Cada volumen contenía cientos de imágenes frescas y provocativas de las figuras más enigmáticas del universo erótico. Lo mejor de ambos libros se condensa ahora en esta edición de The New Erotic Photography, que incluye el trabajo de 62 fotógrafos procedentes de diez países y que explora la transformación y la evolución de la fotografía erótica en el mundo en la última década. ...

    $577.00 MXN

    En stock
  • Big Butt Book, The
    Hanson, Dian
    Big Bouncy Butts. Putting the backside front and center. "The Kama Sutra" gives detailed instructions on how to spank it. Contemporary Italians touch it for luck before placing a bet. Americans are having it cosmetically enhanced at rates approaching breast enlargement surgery. The female butt, tush, culo, or derriere has always inspired awe, fantasy, and slavish devotion. Curi...

    $1,775.00 MXN

    En stock
  • Art of Pin-up, The
    Hanson, Dian
    In the 15 years since TASCHEN released The Great American Pin-up, international interest in this distinctly American art form has increased exponentially. Paintings by leading artists such as Alberto Vargas, George Petty, and Gil Elvgren that sold for $ 2,000 in 1996 are going for $ 200,000 and more today. Pin-up: drawings, paintings and pastels of an idealized female face and ...

    $4,799.00 MXN

    En stock
  • Elvgren
    Hanson, Dian
    He’s called the King of Pin-up for good reason. Gillette Elvgren (1914–1980,) known as Gil, created some 700 pin-up oils during his long career, more than any other calendar artist. His subjects were flirty, sassy, playful and spirited, quintessential American girls who found themselves unintentionally exposed in myriad ways. They first rose to popularity among troops in World ...

    $610.00 MXN

    En stock