Polynesian tattooing has enjoyed a robust revival in recent decades. This compilation of over 200 detailed images presents some of the finest work being done both in the islands and abroad. In addition, 30 of today’s top tattooists are featured, presenting their personal histories and philosophical approaches to their work. Tattooist and historian Tricia Allen’s extensive research, travel, and networks within the Pacific have made this a “must have” for anyone with an interest in tattoo art.

Author: Tricia Allen