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1000 Tattoos – Special Edition

Art historian Burkhard Riemschneider and the world famous needle master, Henk Schiffmacher have created a 25th Anniversary Special Edition of their book 1000 Tattoos – An exploration of tattoos past and present.

1000 Tattoos 25th Anniversary EditionIf you are considering a tattoo or just curious about what others have done its a must see book packed full of inspiration.

For many, tattoos are a way of life. From lovers’ names to elaborate dragons, anything and everything has been inscribed on the skin in the name of passion. Whether you’re thinking of getting a tattoo or just want to see to what lengths others have gone in decorating their bodies, this is the book to check out. This special 25th anniversary edition of 1000 Tattoos explores the history of the art worldwide via designs and photos—from 19th century engravings to tribal body art, from circus ladies of the 20s to classic biker designs—giving a fascinating insight into the art form that has become a cultural institution the world over.