Ancient Marks.
Photographs by Chris Rainier. Text by Wade Davis and Chris Rainier.
Media 27, Santa Barbara, 2004. 200+ pp., 100+ quadtone illustrations, 12x12".

Signed copies available!

In Ancient Marks, Rainier brings a long-term, obsessive project to fruition. The rituals and significance of tattoos and scarring is the subject of this major monograph, completed over a seven year period and made on all six inhabited continents. Over 100 photographs, beautifully reproduced in quadtone, explore this varied and very much alive phenomenon, ranging from tribal cultures around the world to the gangs of East LA. Rainier's background and work experience has melded seamlessly with his personal interests in this project. Extensively involved in tribal preservation, he is the director of a website which connects tribal cultures around the globe called Cultures on the Edge (cultures ontheedge.com), and his photography has been featured in nearly every leading publication, including National Geographic, Time, Life, Smithsonian, and The New York Times. Read Publisher's Description.

Order from photo-eye     Why photo-eye?
Cat# ZC382S Softbound [Signed] $45.00
In Stock! Usually ships in 1 business day.

Quantity:


Order through Amazon (photo-eye gets credit)     Why Amazon?
Hardbound $125.00   Amazon Price: $118.75 Save 5%   ISBN 0965922723
Temporarily out of stock. Order now and we'll deliver when available. We'll e-mail you with an estimated delivery date as soon as we have more information. Your credit card will not be charged until we ship the item..
May qualify for free shipping if Amazon Prime member.

Order through Amazon Marketplace (photo-eye gets credit)
Why Amazon Marketplace?
8 New from $68.84    19 Used from $5.18   5 Collectible from $74.98  

Our customers who bought this also purchased...
The Photobook: A History  Martin Parr
Diane Arbus: The Libraries  Diane Arbus


© photo-eye, 2014. All Rights Reserved Copyrights-Trademarks Privacy Policy Staff/Hours/Santa Fe Location 800.227.6941 info@photoeye.com