Artist Wesley Harvey on Homoeroticism, Dinnerware, and Bunnies

Bryan Rindfus
San Antonio Current | June 29, 2011
In the last two years, locally-based ceramic artist Wesley Harvey — who hails from Van Buren, Ind., the “popcorn capital of the world,” and has work in the permanent collections of the Shanghai Museum of Arts & Crafts and the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction — has made a splash by exhibiting (and selling quite a bit of) china and porcelain adorned with decals made by appropriating raunchy drawings by Touko Laaksonen (better known as Tom of Finland) that take gay male sex fantasies to a place that’s larger-than-life, giving the gay art collector the perfect excuse to throw a dinner party with a happy ending.

San Antonio Current

The San Antonio Current, San Antonio's award-winning alternative media company, has served as the city's premiere multimedia source of alternative news, events and culture since 1986. We dig deep into the issues that affect our community and we fearlessly cover...
More »
Contact for Reprint Rights
  • Market Served: Metropolitan Area
  • Address: 915 Dallas St., San Antonio, TX 78215
  • Phone: (210) 227-0044