It all goes down on July 10th from 7pm – 9pm
La Luz de Jesus Gallery
4633 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles CA 90027
Former Bound by Ink Magazine feature, Shawn Barber, will be releasing his new book next week. The book, which is entitled, Memoir, started with a handful of paintings called the Tattooed Portraits Series and quickly developed into an obsession and a life-changing event for artist Shawn Barber. The series documents contemporary tattoo culture and history through fine art paintings ranging from traditional portraits to colorful, expressionistic abstractions. This beautifully printed volume contains photographs, paintings and essays chronicling a six-year living journal. Memoir: The Tattooed Portraits Series includes paintings of Don Ed Hardy, Bob Roberts, Grime, Paul Booth, Marcus Pacheco, Kim Saigh, Jack Rudy, Thomas Woodruff, Aaron Cain, Mike Giant, Adrian Lee, Margaret Cho, and many more. The series documents many facets of the tattooing world, including the tattooing process and experience. The paintings range from traditional portraits to colorful, expressionistic abstractions.
Foreword by Margaret Cho. Introductions by Marisa Kakoulas, C.W. Eldridge, and Kim Saigh.