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.
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.
About the series
Bibliotheca Universalis - Compact cultural companions celebrating the eclectic TASCHEN universe!
Publisher: Taschen GmbH
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 1088 g
Dimensions: 195 x 140 x 46 mm
"Both a trip down memory lane and a study in the evolution of cover art, this is a sweeping look at an under-appreciated art form." * The Gentleman's Journal *
"A fascinating book for hardcore ink collectors and art appreciators alike." * uncrate.com *
"TASCHEN's 1000 Tattoos explores the history of body art around the world, from Maori facial engravings to skinhead markings to '20s circus ladies to awful drunken mistakes (hello, ankle dolphin tattoo)." * Fast Company *
"A fascinating and disconcerting book in which, on every page, the human body is displayed to fire the imagination of each of us ..." * Connexion *
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