Book on Japanese tattooing in the 1950s photographed by Akimitsu Takagi

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"The tattoo has an attraction comparable to that of opium: once under its control, all resistance becomes futile. For those who fall prey to it, nothing else matters."

Takagi AkimitsuWriter- Photographer
10 February 2024

the tattoo writer for the first time in the UK!

the tattoo writer will be exhibiting at the Brighton Tattoo Convention on 24 and 25 February then in Norwich on 2 March for the first time in the United Kingdom.…
2 January 2024

the tattoo writer at Tattoo Planetarium 2024!

The Tattoo Planetarium will be welcoming the tattoo writer for a brand new exhibition at its forthcoming event on 2, 3 and 4 February. The Paris tattoo convention, organised by…
22 December 2023

Interview with Japanese tattoo legend Horiyoshi III

After the book's publication in 2022, I was eager to get the impressions of Japanese tattoo artist Horiyoshi III. During the conception of the book, the Yokohama legend had done…