Tattoo gallery

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Publication Type thesis
School or College College of Architecture & Planning
Department Architecture & Planning (College of)
Author Peterson, Jamie
Title Tattoo gallery
Date 2006
Description Tattooing is an age old art. Every major civilization has incorporated the art of tattooing in some form or another. While in many cultures it is a symbol of strength or pride in many it is used to mark people in negative ways. The existence of tattooing in our culture today has also gone through negative stages. Up to the 1980's, tattooing was viewed as an art exercised by bikers, prisoners, and prostitutes. The tattoo was used to mark this social class and was often looked down upon. Since the 1980's there has been a Tattoo Renaissance. The middle class has become interested in the art of tattooing. This interest has moved tattooing into the mainstream and has placed it in a more positive light.
Type Text
Publisher University of Utah
Subject Tattooing; American culture
Dissertation Institution University of Utah
Dissertation Name M.Arch
Language eng
Relation is Version of Digital copy of "Tattoo gallery" College of Architecture + Planning, Architecture Visual Resources Library
Rights Management © Jamie Peterson
Format Medium application/pdf
Format Extent 132,118 bytes
Identifier us-etd2,114700
Source Original: University of Utah, College of Architecture + Planning, Architecture Visual Resources Library
ARK ark:/87278/s61r7504
Setname ir_etd
Date Created 2012-04-23
Date Modified 2012-04-23
ID 192309
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s61r7504