Body Art
1000 Tattoos: The Most Creative New Designs from the World's Leading and Up-and-coming Tattoo Artists
1000 Tattoos
The Most Creative New Designs from the World's Leading and Up-and-coming Tattoo Artists
Paperback      ISBN: 0789334445
The world's best, most innovative, creative tattoo art. New works from over forty of the most ground breaking and up-and-coming tattoo designers are featured in this highly curated collection. Aimed at profiling the next generation of skin art, the selected artists are at the forefront of where tattoo art is going and display a wide degree of diversity in terms of geographic origin, culture, race, and gender. Among the artists and designers included are are Scott Campbell, Sasha Unisex, Tea Leigh, Johnny Gloom, Tati Compton (a.k.a. Tati Fox), Georgia Grey, Lauren Winzer, Peter Aurisch, Jon Boy, Susanne König, Dr. Woo, Super Timor, and many others. Most of the tattoo artists included count of tens of millions of followers on social media straddling the spectrum of tattoo fans. Tattoos are a mark of personal creativity and individuality, and Claquin strikes a careful balance between artistic vision, creative process, and the practical demands of needle and ink. Given the wide range and sheer number of illustrations, this is a must have for anyone wanting to stay on top of the latest trends in tattoo design.
Advice from 1 Disciple of Marx to 1 Heidegger Fanatic
Advice from 1 Disciple of Marx to 1 Heidegger Fanatic
Paperback      ISBN: 1933517689
"[Santiago Papasquiaro] didn't believe in countries and the only borders he respected were the borders of dreams, the misty borders of love and indifference, the borders of courage and fear, the golden borders of ethics."?Roberto Bolaño "Built from the collision of 'low' and 'high' culture?of police brutality and drunken ranting with Modernism and German phenomenology?it is a testament of resistance to political and artistic repression comparable to Ginsberg's 'Howl.'"?Cole Heinowitz Readers might recognize Mario Santiago Papasquiaro as the eccentric and renegade Ulises Lima in Roberto Bolaño's The Savage Detectives. Fierce and visceral, Advice from 1 Disciple of Marx to 1 Heidegger Fanatic is canonical to Infrarealism, a poem that renders poetry inseparable from politics. It was published originally as part of the posthumous collection Jeta de Santo: Antología Poética, 1974?1997. This is the first widely available English translation of Santiago Papasquiaro's work. the thesis & antithesis of the world meet like 1 white-hot meteor & 1 UFO in distress & inexplicably they greet each other: I'm the 1 who embossed on the back of his denim jacket the sentence: The nucleus of my solar system is Adventure Mario Santiago Papasquiaro founded the radical Infrarealist poetry movement with Roberto Bolaño. During his lifetime, Santiago published two books of poetry, Beso eterno (1995) and Aullido de Cisne (1996). He died in Mexico City, Mexico, in 1998. Cole Heinowitz is an associate professor of literature at Bard College. Alexis Graman is a painter and translator living in New York.
Ancient Ink: The Archaeology of Tattooing
Ancient Ink
The Archaeology of Tattooing
Hardcover      ISBN: 0295742828
This color-illustrated book for students, scholars, and general readers explores tattooing and body decoration from ancient times and into the present, relying on the archaeological record to understand how ancient and historical societies have used tattoos to convey identities, values, and spiritual traditions. Chapters are grouped in sections on skin, tools, and art. Of special interest, the book offers profiles of the work of contemporary tattoo artists who use historical techniques and images. Other subjects examined include preserving tattooed skin after death, tattoos of the Ibaloy mummies of the Philippines, the discovery of a Sarmatian tattoo toolkit in Russia, archaeological evidence for tattooing in Polynesia and Micronesia, and tattoo traditions of Alaska. The book contains color and b&w historical and contemporary photos throughout. Annotation
The Art of Tattoo: A Tattoo Artist's Inspirations, Designs, and Hard-won Advice
The Art of Tattoo
A Tattoo Artist's Inspirations, Designs, and Hard-won Advice
Hardcover      ISBN: 0399578781
The renowned tattoo artist, reality star of America's Worst Tattoos and author of Marked in Ink presents a lavishly detailed, edgy collection of her best tattoo creations, sharing practical tips for anyone interested in the process.
The Big Book of Bode Tattoos
The Big Book of Bode Tattoos
Hardcover      ISBN: 086719779x
A massive collection of tattoo flash sketches from Mark and Vaughn Bode. The Big Book of Bode Tattoos features over 400 images spanning more than a decade of creation. Contained within this chunky brick of a book you'll find: voluptuous "Bode Broads,? beloved characters from the Cheech Wizard comix, and Mark Bode's particular take on classic tattoo motifs, including dragons, fairies, demons, lions, butterflies and more. Bode's distinct style draws influence from the worlds of comic art, graffiti, and traditional tattooing. This confluence is often marked by bold, curvy outlines and clear shapes and forms.Mark Bode has been doing custom tattoo work on the human body for over 13 years, in addition to his phenomenal artwork on inanimate media. Bode's father is the late legendary cartoonist Vaughn Bode. Mark has inherited and kept alive his father's many characters, the most famous of which is Cheech Wizard.
The Birthday Buyer
The Birthday Buyer
Paperback      ISBN: 8494174452
A poignant novel including a series of stories set in Auschwitz that take on profound and harrowing dimensions.
Bodies of Inscription: A Cultural History of the Modern Tattoo Community
Bodies of Inscription
A Cultural History of the Modern Tattoo Community
Paperback      ISBN: 0822324679
An ethnography of the tattoo community, tracing the practice’s transformation from a mostly male, working-class phenomenon to one adapted and propagated by a more middle-class movement in the period from the 1970s to the present.
Bodies of Subversion: A Secret History of Women and Tattoo
Bodies of Subversion
A Secret History of Women and Tattoo
Paperback      ISBN: 1576876136
Bodies of Subversion Bodies of Subversion was the first history of women's tattoo art when it was released in 1997, providing a fascinating excursion to a subculture that dates back to the nineteenth-century and including many never-before-seen photos of tattooed women from the last century. Newly revised and expanded, it remains the only book to chronicle the history of both tattooed women and women tattooists. As the primary reference source on the subject, it contains information from the original edition, including documentation of: •Nineteeth-century sideshow attractions who created fantastic abduction tales in which they claimed to have been forcibly tattooed. •Victorian society women who wore tattoos as custom couture, including Winston Churchill's mother, who wore a serpent on her wrist. •Maud Wagner, the first known woman tattooist, who in 1904 traded a date with her tattooist husband-to-be for an apprenticeship. •The parallel rise of tattooing and cosmetic surgery during the 80s when women tattooists became soul doctors to a nation afflicted with body anxieties. •Breast cancer survivors of the 90s who tattoo their mastectomy scars as an alternative to reconstructive surgery or prosthetics. The book contains 50 new photos and FULL COLOR images throughout including newly discovered work by Britain's first female tattooist, Jessie Knight; Janis Joplin's wrist tattoo; and tattooed pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber. In addition, the updated 3rd edition boasts a sleek design and new chapters documenting recent changes to the timeline of female tattooing, including a section on: celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D, the most famous tattooist, male or female, in the world; the impact of reality shows on women's tattoo culture; and, therapeutic uses of tattooing for women leaving gangs, prisons, or situations of domestic abuse. As of 2012, tattooed women outnumber men for the first time in American history, making Bodies of Subversion more relevant than ever. "In Bodies of Subversion, Margot Mifflin insightfully chronicles the saga of skin as signage. Through compelling anecdotes and cleverly astute analysis, she shows and tells us new histories about women, tattoos, public pictures, and private parts. It's an indelible account of an indelible piece of cultural history." —Barbara Kruger, artist
Body Art 4
Body Art 4
Paperback      ISBN: 0857689150
The hit Body Art series is a celebration of tattooing and the evolving artform of body modification. Illustrated throughout with eye-popping color photos, and featuring interviews with the world's most famous artists and tattooists, this fourth volume will take you further under the skin of the scene's biggest players. ADULTS ONLY!
Bushido: Legacies of the Japanese Tattoo
Legacies of the Japanese Tattoo
Paperback      ISBN: 0764312014
A journey through the elusive world of traditional Japanese tattooing, based largely on Takahiro's experiences as a client and student of the master Hiryoshi III. He and Katie trace bushido, the samurai code of chivalry, through the imagery and interpersonal dynamics of the veiled subculture. They i