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Taschen GmbH
25 June 2015
History of Art & Design Styles; Other graphic art forms; Photographs: portraits
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.
Edited by:   Burkhard Riemschneider, Henk Schiffmacher
Imprint:   Taschen GmbH
Country of Publication:   Germany
Dimensions:   Height: 195mm,  Width: 140mm,  Spine: 46mm
Weight:   1.088kg
ISBN:   9783836549929
ISBN 10:   3836549921
Series:   Bibliotheca Universalis
Pages:   544
Publication Date:   25 June 2015
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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.

Reviews for 1000 Tattoos

A fascinating book for hardcore ink collectors and art appreciators alike. A fascinating and disconcerting book in which, on every page, the human body is displayed to fire the imagination of each of us ...


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