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1000 Tattoos: 25 Years

16 March 2014

Author : joseph-delaney

To mark the 25th anniversary of their monograph tracing the history of tattoo, Taschen have released a special edition of 1000 tattoos. From 19th-century engravings to tribal body art, from circus ladies of the ‘20s to classic biker designs, the tome studies tattoo from an art historical perspective, in the context of the designs themselves, edited by German gallerist Berkard Riemenschneider and Dutch tattooist and author of encyclopedic title The Lexicon of Tattoos Henk ‘Hanky Panky’ Schiffmacher; “The tattoo world has always scrupulously preserved its own history.”

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