Princeton University Library Catalog

Tatau : marks of Polynesia / [photography by John Agcaoili ; curated by Takahiro Kitamura].

Photographer:
Agcaoili, John [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Los Angeles, California: Japanese American National Museum, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
283 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 28 cm.
Summary note:
"Tatau: Marks of Polynesia explores the beauty of Samoan tattoos as well as the key role they play in the preservation and propagation of Samoan culture. Through photographs taken in the studio and on location in Samoa and elsewhere, Tatau showcases the work of traditional Samoan tattoo masters alongside that of younger practitioners working within and influenced by the tradition today. Exhibition held: July 30, 2016 - January 22, 2017."--Host institution cited 14/02/2017.
Notes:
  • Tatau : marks of Polynesia, exhibition by Sulu`ape Steve Looney and Danielle Steffany-Looney. Curated by Takahiro Kitamura. Exhibition photography by John Agcaoili.
  • This exhibition... explores the culture and art of tattoo originating in the Pacific Islands. From Hawaii to New Zealand, with a special focus on Samoa, Tatau also examines the now-world-wide popularity of Polynesian tattoo, with established masters across the Pacific Islands, the mainland United States, and Australia.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • Exhibition catalogs.
  • History.
  • Pictorial works.
ISBN:
  • 9780692686621
  • 0692686622
OCLC:
972477452
Curator:
Host institution:
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