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contemporary & historic body art/tattoo
Japanese Tattooing Now: Memory and
Michael McCabe. Classic Horim-
ono to the new One Point style. Breathtaking
photos display a vast range of styles. Stories of
Japanese masters of the tattoo art, including
Senseis Horihide, Horiyoshi III, Horitoshi I,
Horiyasu, and Horikoi.
I Love Tattoos.
Takahiro “Horitaka” Kitamura.
Here, in more than 1400 new images, tattoo
artist Takahiro “Horitaka” or “Taki” Kitamura
presents the tattoo art of nearly 200 of the
world’s finest tattoo artists. This visual insider’s
reference book presents a wide range of styles,
from portraits to classic Americana to traditional
Japanese to Polynesian and contemporary.
Studying Horiyoshi III: A Westerner’s
Journey Into Japanese Tattoo.
Jill “Horiyuki”
Mandelbaum. Study the art of Japanese tattooing
with Master Horiyoshi III, through text and over
270 color photographs visiting the studios and
home of Horiyoshi as well as the shrines and
temples of Japan. With a foreword by Takahiro
“Horitaka” Kitamura, this book also features
never before published photos of tattoos by
Horiyoshi III.
Bushido: Legacies of the Japanese
Takahiro Kitamura & Katie M.
Kitamura. Delve into the elusive world of
traditional Japanese tattooing. The Samurai
spirit, Bushido, is an integral component
of Japanese tattooing, traced through the
imagery and interpersonal dynamics of this
veiled subculture.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 220 color & 32 b/w photos •
Filipino Tattoos: Ancient to Modern.
Wilcken. Tattooing is a very old and spiritually
respected art form in many cultures around
the world. The text presents Filipino practices
connected with ancestral and spiritual aspects
of tattoo markings, and how they relate to the
process and tools used to make the marks.
Through the fascinating text and over 200 im-
ages, including color photographs and design
drawings, the deep meanings and importance
of these markings becomes apparent.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 93 color & 113 b/w images •
Index • 176 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3602-7 • hard
Tattoos of Indochina: Magic, Devotion,
& Protection.
Michael McCabe. Displays the
designs, sacred images, and scripts that are
the tattoo art of Indochina. Interviews with
individuals using rituals and symbols reveal
the creative process expressed.
Russian Prison Tattoos: Codes of Authority,
Domination, and Struggle.
Alix Lambert.
For centuries, Russian prison inmates forcibly
initiated newcomers with tattoos that
established rank among the other inmates
and maintained a clandestine hierarchy. Color
photographs expose the different tattoos and
their meanings.
Tattoo Road Trip: Best of the South-
west: Arizona & New Mexico.
Baxter and Mary Gardner. Showcasing
tattoo shops featuring the blossoming
body art communities in New Mexico
and Arizona, this book features over 600
color photos of tattoo artistry. Thirty
hand-picked tattoo shops and the work
of over one hundred artists are included.
Motifs captured include natural scenes,
nautical motifs, portraits of loved ones,
religious art, and much more.
Schiffer LTD.
Tattoo Road Trip: The Best of Ore-
Bob Baxter andMary Gardner. Bob
Baxter and his wife, Mary Gardner, have
carefully vetted and selected forty-four
of the best tattoo shops in their home
state of Oregon in order to expand their
already vast online directory. The result
is the fifth installment in the Tattoo Road
Trip series, a captivating, regional tattoo
compendium and day-by-day account
of the couple’s adventures on the road.
Size: 9" x 12" • 908 color photos & 29
Schiffer LTD.
Tattoo Road Trip: Two Weeks in Sa-
Bob Baxter & Bernard Clark. Travel
to the birthplace of Polynesian tattooing,
where hand-tapped tribal tattoos are still
a normal ritual.
Size:81/2"x11" •283colorphotos•160pp.
Tattoo Road Trip: California Cover
Bob Baxter. An amazing collection
of over 60 gorgeous cover girl finalists from
the first-ever California Cover Girl Contest.
Tattoo Road Trip: Southern California.
Baxter. Join
Skin & Ink
Editor Bob Baxter
as he drives from shop to shop visiting the
state’s brightest stars and living legends.
Tattoo Road Trip: The Pacific Northwest.
Bob Baxter. Meet tattoo artists from the
Oregon-California line, northward through
Washington State and over the border to
Vancouver, B.C.
Musical Ink.
Jon Blacker.
is a portrait project from Toron-
to-based photographer Jon Blacker
that spotlights 62 musicians and their
tattoos. This exciting volume of imag-
ery not only has something for every
musical taste—featured artists range
in genre from heavy metal to hip hop
and opera—the tattoo styles include
elaborate sleeves, creative one points,
and traditional Japanese themes.
Marked for Life: A Gallery of Tattoo
Steve Bonge. Captures the best of
modern tattoo art worldwide. Enhanced with
comments from prominent tattoo artists.
Mommy’s New Tattoo: A Bedtime Story
for People.
Levi Greenacres.
Mommy’s New
is the story of a young girl who visits a
tattoo shop for the first time with her mother,
who is getting a tattoo. The story examines the
mother’s reason for getting tattooed and the
lasting consequences of wearing and displaying
body art.
Size:81/2"x11"•15color illustrations•32pp.
historic body art/tattoo
Tattoos from Paradise: Traditional
Polynesian Patterns.
Mark Blackburn.
Traditional tattoo designs from the exotic
Polynesian cultures of Easter Island, Hawaii,
the Marquesas, New Zealand, Samoa, Tahiti
and Tonga. Actual 19th century photographs
as well as early exploration art, paintings,
drawings, engravings, and artifacts.
Size:9"x12"•250photos• Index•208pp.
Pushing Ink: The Fine Art of Tattooing.
Spider Webb. A classic reborn, here is a
book that opened new territory in 1979,
revealing the bodies of those who patronized
underground artists. This is a celebration of
tattoo art, the artists, and the bold canvases.
It is the story of the fight to legalize and
legitimize an art.
Tattooed Women.
Spider Webb. This book
exposes a culture that, even in 1982 when it
was first released, was totally shocking. Now it
returns as a tribute to the pioneers, the visionaries
who saw their bodies as works of art, and were
brave enough to share them with the rest of us.
Heavily Tattooed Men & Women.
Spider Webb.
Images of over a hundred heavily tattooed people
from the early decades of the 20th century show
proud carnival and circus performers, sailors,
entertainers, and maybe the girl next door! An
opportunity for today’s tattoo enthusiasts to see
how the earlier generations did it.
The Big Book of Tattoo.
Spider Webb. Historic
tattoo photography from the invention of the
camera through the 1970s. Includes tribal, mili-
tary, religious, and every other imaginable tattoo
design. Shown are circus performers, Navy boys,
and daring young women who defied convention.
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