Memoir

by Shawn Barber
Memoir
  • ISBN-13: 9780867197754
  • Author(s): Shawn Barber
  • Subject: Body art & tattooing
  • Publisher: Last Gasp
  • Imprint: Last Gasp
  • Publication Date: 13-09-2012
  • Format: h/b

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£35.99
An in-depth study of tattoo culture and contemporary tattoo history through fine art paintings. The Tattooed Portraits series started in 2005 with a handful of painting inspired by Shawn Barber's artist friends who were tattooed. It quickly developed into an obsession and a life-changing event for Barber. This beautifully printed volume contains photographs, paintings and essays chronicling a six-year living journal. The series documents many facets of the tattooing world: artists with tattoos, tattoo artists, the tattooing process and experience and the history.
About the book

An in-depth study of tattoo culture and contemporary tattoo history through fine art paintings. The Tattooed Portraits series started in 2005 with a handful of painting inspired by Shawn Barber's artist friends who were tattooed. It quickly developed into an obsession and a life-changing event for Barber. This beautifully printed volume contains photographs, paintings and essays chronicling a six-year living journal. The series documents many facets of the tattooing world: artists with tattoos, tattoo artists, the tattooing process and experience and the history.