Take a look back at an exhibition that opened in February 2020 and recently closed as of May 31, 2021 at the Museum of Pop Culture! Body of Work: Tattoo Culture explored the rich history and modern artistry of tattooing as a dynamic, ever-evolving artform whose mainstream acceptance has been driven by popular culture.
Through large-scale infographics, historical and contemporary photographs, interviews, short films, and interactive experiences, the exhibition highlighted tattooing across North America, serving to demystify the process and de-other the culture.
Body of Work: Tattoo Culture also featured large-scale, original works of art created by tattoo artists based in the Northwest. The artists selected for the exhibition demonstrate the wide range of styles possible in tattoo art, and show the diversity and inclusivity of tattoo practitioners and the people who get tattoos.
Within the embed above, tap the play button on your computer or mobile device to take a 3-D walkthrough of Body of Work: Tattoo Culture.
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