The worlds first publication on the art of Chinese skin illustration, a unique and stimulating book on the elusive and secretive Chinese world of permanent body illustration. With over 250 original images, showing the proud wearers of body art, this book takes the reader on a journey through China. From the mountains of Yunan, where the ethnic tribespeople still maintain their tradition of marking the face with butterfly designs that they believe will transport them to heaven in the afterlife; across the plains of China to ...

China Tattoo 2008, Last Gasp, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780867196986