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If you're looking for the perfect tiny butterfly to grace your ankle, you won't find it here. Brimming with images that will inspire, impress, amuse, intrigue, and perhaps offend, 1000 Tattoos is not for the faint of heart. Then again, neither is getting a tattoo.
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Wearable art: An exploration of tattoos past and present
 
For many, tattoos are a way of life. From lovers' names to elaborate dragons, anything and everything has been inscribed on the skin in the name of passion. 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 special 25th anniversary edition of 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 form that has become a cultural instition the world over.
 
Text in English, French, and German

About the Author

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.Art historian Burkhard Riemschneider runs an art gallery in Berlin and has published several monographs on contemporary artists.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783822841075
Author:
Schiffmacher, Henk
Publisher:
Taschen
Author:
Riemschneider, Burkhard
Subject:
General
Subject:
Popular Culture - Counter Culture
Subject:
Tattoos, Mehndi, & Body Painting
Subject:
Tattoos, Mehndi, & Body Painting, Etc.
Subject:
Body Art & Tattooing
Subject:
American Studies; Popular Culture
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Popular Culture
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Taschen 25
Publication Date:
20050731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
7.7 x 5.6 x 1.9 in 2.81 lb

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If you're looking for the perfect tiny butterfly to grace your ankle, you won't find it here. Brimming with images that will inspire, impress, amuse, intrigue, and perhaps offend, 1000 Tattoos is not for the faint of heart. Then again, neither is getting a tattoo.

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