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Wearable art: An exploration of tattoos past and present
 
Whether you’re thinking of getting a tattoo or just want to see to what lengths others have gone in decorating their bodies, this is the book to check out. This edition of 1000 Tattoos explores the history of the art worldwide via designs and photos—from 19th-century engravings to tribal body art, from circus ladies of the ‘20s to classic biker designs—giving a fascinating insight into the art of tattooing.
 
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Bibliotheca Universalis — Compact cultural companions celebrating the eclectic TASCHEN universe at an unbeatable, democratic price!
Since we started our work as cultural archaeologists in 1980, the name TASCHEN has become synonymous with accessible, open-minded publishing. Bibliotheca Universalis brings together nearly 100 of our all-time favorite titles in a neat new format so you can curate your own affordable library of art, anthropology, and aphrodisia.
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Wearable art: An exploration of tattoos past and present
 
Whether you’re thinking of getting a tattoo or just want to see to what lengths others have gone in decorating their bodies, this is the book to check out. This edition of 1000 Tattoos explores the history of the art worldwide via designs and photos—from 19th-century engravings to tribal body art, from circus ladies of the ‘20s to classic biker designs—giving a fascinating insight into the art of tattooing.
 
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About the Author

Art historian Burkhard Riemschneider runs an art gallery in Berlin and has published several monographs on contemporary artists.For years, Henk Schiffmacher has been recognised as one of the stars of the tattoo scene. His Amsterdam studio attracts countless tattoo pilgrims, and he also runs the Amsterdam Tattoo Museum, which exhibits material from Schiffmacher's own vast historical and contemporary collection.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783836549929
Author:
Schiffmacher, Henk
Publisher:
Taschen
Author:
Riemschneider, Burkhard
Subject:
General Art
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20140431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
7.7 x 5.5 in 3 lb

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Arts and Entertainment » Art » Body Art and Tattooing
Arts and Entertainment » Art » General
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Style and Design
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Tattooing
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Wearable art: An exploration of tattoos past and present
 
Whether you’re thinking of getting a tattoo or just want to see to what lengths others have gone in decorating their bodies, this is the book to check out. This edition of 1000 Tattoos explores the history of the art worldwide via designs and photos—from 19th-century engravings to tribal body art, from circus ladies of the ‘20s to classic biker designs—giving a fascinating insight into the art of tattooing.
 
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