Over the past decade, tattoos have become one of the most popular forms
of visual culture in the world.
Exploring the connections between tattoo culture today and seminal figures
and developments in the recent past, the book examines how the historical styles
of this most enduring art form blend into new ones.
a look inside
A look at the first part of The Leu family story, extracted from an introductory chapter on iconic tattoo figures who were instrumental in cultivating tattoo culture today.
Contemporary Asian Tattooing
One of several short essays contributed by various artists and experts on topics ranging from the history of tattoo machinery to tattoo copyright. Here, Maxime Plescia-Buchi considers new developments in tattooing from the Asian continent.
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