The EXTREMELY Homoerotic Art of… Kent Neffendorf

CONTEMPORARY HOMOEROTIC HALL OF FAME NOMINEE: American homoerotic artist Kent Neffendorf was born in 1959 in the state of Texas. After high school, he migrated East to New York City where he studied art and received his BFA at Parsons School of Design. Kent worked as a freelance artist in New York for several years before he headed west in the 80s.

Beach Ass by Kent Neffendorf

The first monthly gay magazine to publish the illustrations of Kent Neffendorf was Mandate in 1988. But it was far from the last. In the early 90s, Kent’s illustrations appeared often in the fiction publication Friction, and his soon his work began appearing in Men and Freshmen magazines circa 1992.

Triumphant by Kent Neffendorf Title Unknown by Kent Neffendorf Shy Guy - by Kent Neffendorf Beach View by Kent Neffendorf
Waiting for Rod by Kent Neffendorf Take Down by Kent Neffendorf
Bus Stop by Kent Neffendorf Bachelor Party by Kent Neffendorf Title unknown by Kent Neffendorf After the Game by Kent Neffendorf

Kent Neffendorf was published in over 100 issues of popular gay entertainment publications, including: Men, Mandate, Playguy, Freshmen, Torso, Honcho, Inches, In Touch, Indulge, and even The Advocate.

Buttin in in Jail by Kent Neffendorf by Kent Neffendorf
Title unknown by Kent Neffendorf by Kent Neffendorf Cell Block by Kent Neffendorf Too Hot by Kent Neffendorf
Diamonds by Kent Neffendorf Seafood by Kent Neffendorf

In addition to being featured in many of the biggest gay magazines, the work of Kent Neffendorf also has graced the covers of the novels of Gordon Merrick, Felice Picano and Vincent Virga.

Title unknown by Kent Neffendorf Title unknown by Kent Neffendorf Chap Removing Shirt by Kent Neffendorf Early Riser by Kent Neffendorf
The Johnson Account by Kent Neffendorf Snow Cone by Kent Neffendorf
Garden Party by Kent Neffendorf Piano by Kent Neffendorf Beach Cruising by Kent Neffendorf Thanksgiving by Kent Neffendorf

Kent Neffendorf is on the short list of homoerotic artists whose work has been featured by the Tom of Finland Foundation in Los Angeles. He has also exhibited at Leslie Lohman and New York and Eros in San Francisco.

John by Kent Neffendorf Five Guys by Kent Neffendorf
Measuring It by Kent Neffendorf Shower by Kent Neffendorf Screwing Sgt St... by Kent Neffendorf T Lion - Birthday Beefcake by Kent Neffendorf
Lifestyles by Kent Neffendorf Hot Rods by Kent Neffendorf

There isn’t much biographical info available on Kent Neffendorf, but I will amend this article if I’m able to track down some more pertinent details about this amazing artist. He tied with Logan for first place in our last poll. Next up… Ben Kimura!

The Hunter by Kent Neffendorf The Blue Door by Kent Neffendorf Voyeur by Kent Neffendorf Divorced Dick by Kent Neffendorf
Jockstrap Boots by Kent Neffendorf

via HomoErotiMuseum, Elisa-Rolle, GayEroticArchives, HomoDesiribus, MaleBodyInModernArt and EroticArtCollection

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  1. Hi! I’m a frequent reader, but first time commenter here at Heroes and Hunks. I just want to tell you this is my favorite blog ever. You post about all my favorite things, from comic books, to gay erotica, to glee.

    “The EXTREMELY Homoerotic Art of…” is one of my fav features of this blog and this one on Kent is really great. Thanks for sharing!

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