Jarrett Earnest

Jarrett Earnest’s book of photographs and writing, Valid Until Sunset, was published last year. (May 2024)

Tom’s Men

Tom’s Men

Tom of Finland’s work has transformed from midcentury gay pornography to twenty-first-century art, but its troubling dimensions, as well as the ways it has creatively shaped the desires of a diverse range of queer people, cannot be ignored.

Tom of Finland: Bold Journey

an exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, April 28–October 29, 2023

Tom of Finland: The Official Life and Work of a Gay Hero

by F. Valentine Hooven III

Tom of Finland: Made in Germany

edited by Juerg Judin and Pay Matthis Karstens

Tom of Finland: Threesome

three exhibitions at the David Kordansky Gallery, 2015–2021

May 9, 2024 issue

Art Is a Drug

Art Is a Drug

General Idea’s art was poised on a razor’s edge between complicity and critique; it is an inescapable precedent for thinking about artistic production in the twenty-first century.

General Idea

an exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, June 3–November 20, 2022; and the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, March 11–June 4, 2023

Ecce Homo: The Drawings of General Idea, 1985–1993

an exhibition at the Drawing Center, New York City, October 7, 2022–January 15, 2023; and MAMCO Geneva, February 22–June 18, 2023

May 11, 2023 issue

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