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Lexicon of Tribal Tattoos : Motifs, Meanings, and Origins
Lexicon of Tribal Tattoos : Motifs, Meanings, and Origins
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Author(s): Fiksa, Radomir
ISBN No.: 9780764355653
Pages: 240
Year: 201901
Format: Trade Cloth (Hard Cover)
Price: £17.44
Dispatch delay: Dispatched between 7 to 15 days
Status: Available From Our Suppliers (Active record)

Tattoos have played an important role in human culture for thousands of years. Ideal for the tattoo artist, anthropologist, or tattoo fan, this visual lexicon covers tattoos from hundreds of different cultures and lists meanings, reasons for wearing, rites of passage, and indicates placement for thousands of individual tattoos. Complete with nearly 650 illustrations, the book breaks down the symbology of these tattoos, indicating the origin and significance of motifs from tattoo cultures that still exist and those that have been lost to history. The breadth and depth of this information serves to inspire today's tattoo artist and expand the knowledge of this ancient and global phenomena. AUTHOR: A professional tattoo artist from the Czech Republic, Radomir Fiksa writes articles and books on tattoo art and body modification. He is the founder of Provocative Tattoo, where he trains future tattoo artists. 640 b/w images.


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