Lexicon of Tribal Tattoos: Motifs, Meanings and Or


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Lexicon of Tribal Tattoos: Motifs, Meanings and Or
,Radomir Fiksa

About Lexicon of Tribal Tattoos: Motifs, Meanings and Origins
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

240 pages
229mm x 152mm