Books & Magazines December, 3 2012

“Traditional Tattoo in Japan: Horikazu” Book

Photographer Martin Hladik spent many years photographing and documenting the work of deceased Japanese tattoo artist Horikazu. Hladik’s new book, Traditional Tattoo in Japan: HorikazuTraditional Tattoo in Japan: Horikazu Book, is a lifework of “the Tattoo Master from Asakusa in Tokio.” More than 460 pictures help tell the story of Japaness tattooing in the Horikazu bookTraditional Tattoo in Japan: Horikazu Book, with studio visits and interviews with his successor, Horikazuwaka.

The book shares large, full color photography of Horikazu’s client work – many full body art. A perfect book for any fan of Japan, tattooing and body art. Out now from Editions Reuss. Available from AmazonTraditional Tattoo in Japan: Horikazu Book.

Photography: Martin Hladik