Oriental Tattoo Art
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The book explores how traditions going back thousands of years have informed the development of prevailing aesthetics in the East. Historically, tribal, religious and sacrificial motivations informed the earliest tattoos in the Orient, but over time these influences have developed into a fascinating discipline. The aesthetic is oft-copied in the West, but seldom with the depth of tradition or understanding found in these pages. Twenty contemporary artists from Asia talk about their practice within the tattoo realm.
ISBN 9781908175052. Gingko Press.