The world's best, most innovative, creative tattoo art.
New works from over forty of the most ground breaking and up-and-coming tattoo designers are featured in this highly curated collection. Aimed at profiling the next generation of skin art, the selected artists are at the forefront of where tattoo art is going and display a wide degree of diversity in terms of geographic origin, culture, race, and gender. Among the artists and designers included are are Scott Campbell, Sasha Unisex, Tea Leigh, Johnny Gloom, Tati Compton (a.k.a. Tati Fox), Georgia Grey, Lauren Winzer, Peter Aurisch, Jon Boy, Susanne König, Dr. Woo, Super Timor, and many others. Most of the tattoo artists included count of tens of millions of followers on social media straddling the spectrum of tattoo fans. Tattoos are a mark of personal creativity and individuality, and Claquin strikes a careful balance between artistic vision, creative process, and the practical demands of needle and ink. Given the wide range and sheer number of illustrations, this is a must have for anyone wanting to stay on top of the latest trends in tattoo design.
About the Author
Chris Coppola was born in the late sixties in Paris and developed an early passion for music, skateboards, and tattoos during his youth. In the early 90's, he became the assistant to a fashion photographer and started working for several French publications focusing on music, skateboard, tattoo, and pop culture in general. He is the creator and the co-author of three volumes in the Tattooisme series of books which were among the first to treat tattoos as an art form worthy of serious attention. He is also a contributor to the pop art book Tattoo Stickers Collectors and was the editor in chief of the magazine Rise Tattoo.
"Rounding up the coolest ink from some of the most popular tattoo artists like Scott Campbell, Sasha Unisex, Tea Leigh, Johnny Gloom, and Tati Compton (a.k.a. Tati Fox), just to name a few, these pages are so fun to flip through. The interesting blend of designs and styles can also serve as inspiration if you're considering new ink of your own." —WOMAN'S DAY