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The Customized Body Paperback – 12 Oct 2000
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?Keep it on your coffee table? Cosmospolitan ?Starkly beautiful alongside ominously outrageous, the photos in The Customized Body make you pause on every page; whether you like what you see or not; because you have to look? Alabama Forum ?An utterly stunning book of mesmerising pictures and lucid, informative text - the cutting edge of contemporary art Fetish Times
This review of body-art looks at the phenomenon from an anthropological perspective, with photographs of body painting, tattooing, piercing, corsets, scarring, hair, jewellery, masks and shoes. Celebrating the extraordinary it questions why we decorate, dress and adorn.See all Product description
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It's a bit dated, nice pics and a lot of nudity so not to be left around for the kids lol ,
basically photos of piercing and tattoos but not great ones .
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Good for the beginner as this volume will provide an excellent overview of body art. Valuable for the collector due to the quality of the portraits and breadth of body art depicted, supported by the personal and intelligent commentary.