TOM HOUSE PRESS COVERAGE
THE NEW YORK TIMES T Magazine Tom of FINLAND IN LOS ANGELES
"Laaksonen's historic Los Angeles home was not only where the artist lived and worked over the last decade of his life, but also the nexus of the gay biker counterculture - in some ways, a setting where the artist's work could come to life."
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"Tom House is more than a portrait of a home—beneath its stylish imagery, the book seems to have two urgent missions."
HUFFINGTON POST TOMCAT 'TOM HOUSE' EXPOSED BY RIZZOLI
"the 256-page volume provides an armchair equivalent of a private tour into a home that has served as a fraternity house and den of iniquity, as well as a haven of quotidian (and forbidden) pleasures."
“Walking through the house sometimes will make you laugh, giggle and even perhaps blush. You may get a lump in your throat or even in your pants.”
"Today, Rizzoli releases “Tom House: Tom of Finland in Los Angeles,” a tour of the nearly 2,500 works that are housed there, and a peek into the subculture that still surrounds the Finnish artist today."
WaLLPAPER* MAGAZINE Michael Reynolds explores Tom of Finland's living museum
"Ultimately, Tom House is a destination best experienced on the page or in person: part frathouse, part bunker of Bohemia, part noncomformist bulwark. At Tom House, pleasure is always a moral imperative and life itself is a form of activism."
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"Tom House is a delicious peek inside the legendary former residence of Finnish erotic illustrator and painter of all your gay fantasies, Touko Laaksonen."
MuSÉE MAgazine TOM HOUSE: TOM OF FINLAND IN LOS ANGELES BY MICHAEL REYNOLDS
"Erotica abounds in the house, but the home is founded on a strong sense of connection. Tom’s house, as demonstrated by its shades of the hot, the warm, and the cool, is indeed a home."
WEHEART TOM OF FINLAND IN LOS ANGELES
"If you hadn’t guessed from his artwork, Laaksonen’s rousing abode really rams it home: that boy loved cock. The male genitalia is revered in each and every corner of what is officially known as Tom House, 1421 Laveta Terrace; drawings, paintings, photographs, massive sculpted ones on the fireplace."
#MustHave! The book is edited by Michael Reynolds, and offers an immersive glimpse into the private, domestic world of Tom of Finland, one of the twentieth century’s most revolutionary artists."
"Michael Reynolds’ expansive new book TOM HOUSE: TOM OF FINLAND IN LOS ANGELES, also contains a lively essay by Architectural Digest’s west coast editor Mayer Rus, offering an immersive glimpse into the private world of an unabashedly gay artist and his eclectic taste for both high art and camp."
Schön! MAGAZINE tom house | michael reynolds
"Schön! catches up with Michael Reynolds to find out what led him to curating the “interiors book that you can jerk off to”
PASSPORT MAGAZINE hot type for savvy travelers
“Through the robustly illustrated Tom House lovers of beefcake and real estate can endlessly wander the rooms of this one-of-a-kind property, from drawing room to dungeon.”
"[The] new book, Tom House: Tom of Finland in Los Angeles – edited by creative director Michael Reynolds and photographed by Martyn Thompson – offers a tour of the property, which has been preserved in all its glory since Laaksonen’s death."
It's Nice That Tom of Finland’s house, a hotbed of creativity and desire
"The book explores each room in the house, all crammed with works and artefacts that explore every dimension of Tuoko’s life, giving insight into what inspired him artistically, and, of course, carnally."
VMAN MAGAZINE: AT HOME WITH TOM OF FINLAND
OUT MAGAZINE 'HOUSE OF COCKS: SEE TOM OF FINLAND'S LAST HOME IN L.A.
"For the first time, Tom House is presented in a picture book edited by Architecture Digest contributor Michael Reynolds, and beautifully photographed by Martyn Thompson. Here, we go on a PG-rated tour of the artist's art-filled rooms, where black leather and phallic memorabilia rule."
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