Tattoos: The human body as a work of art

Museums, Art and design Eretz Israel Museum , Tel Aviv - Jaffa Until Monday May 1 2017
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Tattoos: The human body as a work of art
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A historical examination the tattoo as an art form through photography and other forms of media.

The worldwide culture of tattooing is currently enjoying a renewed historical examination; in the wake of modernization and globalization processes a new global social approach is developing which adopts the art of tattooing and recognizes its importance and uniqueness. The exhibition deals with the history of the art of tattoo and presents the diverse contemporary artistic styles in Israel and abroad. The exhibit devotes a large section to contemporary tattoo art and to the Israeli tattoo community, as it is captured in the lens of Kaakooa Project, alongside works of additional artists and photographers in Israel and abroad.

 

By: Jennifer Greenberg

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Venue name: Eretz Israel Museum
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Address: 2 Haim Levanon St
Tel Aviv

Opening hours: Sun-Wed 10:00-16:00, Thu 10:00-20:00(ethnography & folklore display open until 16:00), Fri 10:00-14:00, Sat 10:00-16:00
Event website: http://www.eretzmuseum.ord.il
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