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Studying Horiyoshi III: A Westerner's Journey Into Japanese Tattoo

Jill "Horiyuki" Mandelbaum

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Picking up where Bushido: Legacies of the Japanese Tattoo left off, join Horiyuki as she studies the art of Japanese tattooing with Master Horiyoshi III. Jill "Horiyuki" Mandelbaum takes you on a very candid firsthand account of her exploratiion. Follow her through text and over 270 color photographs into the studios and home of Horiyoshi as well as the shrines and temples of Japan. Offering a bold, new, and very Western perspective to studying the Japanese tattoo, this book is a must have for anyone interested in tattoo arts and cross-cultural study. With a foreword by Takahiro "Horitaka" Kitamura, this book also features never before published photos of tattoos by Horiyoshi III.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 271 color photos | 160 pp
ISBN13: 9780764329685

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Jill Mandelbaum received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from The Cooper Union in New York City and now creates tattoos as Horiyuki in Northern California.