Cindy Ray in her Studio Ivanhoe, Australia 1960's copyright: The Amsterdam Tattoo Museum, Amsterdam
Edith Burchett, London, Great Britain 1920 copyright: The Amsterdam Tattoo Museum, Amsterdam,
Ron Ackers at Work, Bristol, Great Britain, 1950's copyright: The Amsterdam Tattoo Museum, Amsterdam
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If you are considering a tattoo or just curious about what others have done, this is a special edition for you with 1000 Tattoos in the history of art through the 19th century with tribal body art and 20th century. The art historian Burkhard Riemschneider directs an art gallery in Berlin and has published several monographs on contemporary artists. Henk Schiffmacher is one of the stars of tattoo art and in his Amsterdam atelier he attracts numerous people making their pilgrimage to him he also directs the Musee du Tatouage in Amsterdam.