TTTism, Nick Schonberger
Over the past decade, tattoos have become one of the most popular forms of visual culture in the world. TTT: Tattoo is a survey of over 300 of the best international tattooers working today, including Duncan X, Tomas Tomas, Scott Campbell, the Leu family and Stephanie Tamez. Exploring the connections between tattoo culture today and seminal figures and developments in the recent past, the book examines how the historical styles of this most enduring art form blend into new ones.
TTTism is headed by Maxime Plescia-Buchi, an artist whose work spans tattooing, typography, clothing design, creative direction and publishing. He founded Sang Bleu in 2006, and, though it began as a highly influential avant garde magazine, it has solidified as a global art project.
Nicholas Schonberger is an academic, journalist and author. His work on tattooing has informed museum exhibitions (notably ‘Skin and Bones: Tattoos and the American Sailor’ – Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia, USA, 2009).
|Publication Date||24 September 2018|
|Illustrations||1536 colour and 131 b/w photographs|