Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World - Exhibition Catalog

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Foreword by:Greg Kimura,:
Introduction by: Takahiro Kitamura, Photography by: Kip Fulbeck.
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Catalog for an exhibition that was held March 8-September 14, 2014 exploring the artistry of traditional Japanese tattoos along with its rich history and influence on modern tattoo practice. Filled with brilliant color photographs of the work of the seven artists featured in the exhibition (Horitaka, Horitomo, Chris Horishiki Brand, Miyazo, Shige, Junii, and Yokohama Horiken), along with tattoo works by selected others, the catalog contains a history by Kenji Hori, essays by Junko Junii Shimada, Chris Horishiki Brand, Jill Horiyuki Halpin, Takahiro Kitamura and Chaz Bojorquez.

 Published in 2013 the Japanese American National Museum 
11 x 8½, Softcover 
199 pages