For centuries artists have been challenging their intellects and skills by paying homage to the painters who preceded them. Jenness Cortez has emerged as the twenty-first century’s most notable exponent of this facet of art history. Her masterful work gives Cortez solid footing in the colorful lineage of artists who have appropriated vintage images and woven them into their own distinctive, recognizable fabric, which is clearly seen in Homage to the Creative Spirit.
The Anatomical Tattoo is an introduction to the growing phenomenon of anatomical imagery in tattoos, and highlights some of the best examples in the world today. Illustrating the work of over 80 tattoo artists from across the globe, this book showcases this fascinating new trend by documenting more than 150 anatomical tattoos.