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Publisher Comments:

Weirdest book of the month must be The Customized Body crammed with photographs of people whose bodies have been variously tattooed, pierced and otherwise decoratively mutilated. Keep it on your coffee table for when there’s an awkward lull in the conversation.—Cosmopolitan

"This comprehensive book is a grand tour of the world of body adornment, from the ephemera of hairstyles and clothing to the more permanent statements made by cosmetic surgery and tattooing."—Skin Two

Ted Polhemus is an American social anthropologist who lives in London. His books include Style Surfing: What to Wear in the Third Millennium and Fashion and Anti-Fashion.

Synopsis:

This review of body-art looks at the phenomenon from an anthropological perspective, with photographs of body painting, tattooing, piercing, corsets, scarring, hair, jewellery, masks and shoes. Celebrating the extraordinary it questions why we decorate, dress and adorn.

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Reprint of a book that sold over 5000 copies in its first edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781852426774
Author:
Randall, Housk
Author:
Polhemus, Ted
Photographer:
Randall, Housk
Author:
Randall, Housk
Publisher:
Serpent's Tail
Location:
London
Subject:
Clothing and dress
Subject:
Photo Essays
Subject:
Erotica
Subject:
Costume
Subject:
Nudes & Erotic
Subject:
Beauty, Personal
Subject:
Tattoos, Mehndi, & Body Painting
Subject:
Fetishism
Subject:
Body marking
Subject:
General Photography
Subject:
Photoessays & Documentaries
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Erotica
Subject:
Tattoos, Mehndi, & Body Painting, Etc.
Subject:
Body Art & Tattooing
Subject:
Photography-Anthologies and History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
FAG 28
Publication Date:
20001031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100 BandW photographs
Pages:
120
Dimensions:
10.00 x 10.00 in

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Product details 120 pages Serpent's Tail - English 9781852426774 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This review of body-art looks at the phenomenon from an anthropological perspective, with photographs of body painting, tattooing, piercing, corsets, scarring, hair, jewellery, masks and shoes. Celebrating the extraordinary it questions why we decorate, dress and adorn.
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Reprint of a book that sold over 5000 copies in its first edition.
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