Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World

March 8 – September 14, 2014

Explore the artistry of traditional Japanese tattoos along with its rich history and influence on modern tattoo practices in this photographic exhibition.

Curated by Takahiro Kitamura and photographed and designed by by Kip Fulbeck, Perseverance features the work of seven internationally acclaimed tattoo artists—Horitaka, Horitomo, Chris Horishiki Brand, Miyazo, Shige, Junii, and Yokohama Horiken, along with a host of modern tattoo artists and experts.

For more information about exhibition and related public programs, visit: janm.org/perseverance

Tattoo by Horikiku. Lettering by Chaz Bojorquez. Photo by Kip Fulbeck.

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