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Tahiti Tattoos Gian Paolo Barbieri

Tahiti Tattoos

Gian Paolo Barbieri

Published February 1st 1998
ISBN : 9783822877630
Hardcover
128 pages
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Tattooed, the Polynesian body becomes a body-sign, a book of spells scrawled on the skin, a proclamation of knowledge and power. These primordial body signatures poetically express the love, truthfulness, fidelity, and other aspects of TahitisMoreTattooed, the Polynesian body becomes a body-sign, a book of spells scrawled on the skin, a proclamation of knowledge and power. These primordial body signatures poetically express the love, truthfulness, fidelity, and other aspects of Tahitis culture. Now, the striking black and white photos of Gian Paolo Barbieri, one of the worlds top fashion photographers, bring home to all of us the fullmeaning of Polynesias language of the skin. 10 1/2 x 13.