This November, The Herbal Historical past Museum of Los Angeles showcases an exhibition this years within the making. The artwork of marking pores and skin with ink spans cultures, continents, and has developed over the years. We discover ourselves with a mysterious fascination with each historical and fashionable tattoo practices. Are they regarded as part of sacred ritual or an act of rebel? An indication of belonging or expression of individuality? Within the particular showcase Tattoo, you’ll discover the historical past, methodology, motivation, and sheer creative genius which can be hooked up to each other through ink.
The showcase will characteristic greater than 165 pictures and items, starting from ancient artefacts to intricate recent designs tattooed onto silicone fashions of the human frame. Every tells the tale of this distinctive and numerous artwork. The Museum will beef up the West Coast incarnation of Tattoo with items from the Museum’s expansive assortment, in addition to options explicit to the wealthy tattoo cultures of Southern California, from Ventura to Los Angeles to Lengthy Seaside and Orange County.