Skinographs: Tattoo Ibiza
Edited by Conrad White
Photograph(s) by Conrad White, Abigail Poeta, Cristina Lopez Guerrero, Barbara Gimenez, La Skimal
25 x 20 cm
Publisher: Loft Publications
Popular culture has disseminated tattoos, contemporary art exhibitions and visual art organizations have showcased tattoos as art and many celebrities have made tattoos fashionable, while their fans are getting inked to honor their idols. The growing popularity of tattoos has raised copyright issues in recent time based on the premise that tattoo artists –like any artist–, own the rights to the designs they create. Right or wrong, these body markings that have had an enormous impact on societies giving their bearers unique identities and captivating the entire world with their spiritual power since the dawn of humankind.