Book Forever Yes, Art Of The New Tattoo by Ed Hardy.
Published in 1992, 100pp
Not a reprint. Original Mint Copies
A collection of photographs that
was a traveling exhibit which displayed in 1992 in Texas and Hawaii
called Forever Yes, made possible by Bryce Bannatyne. Printed
by Ed Hardy.
Photographers include: Bobby Neel Adams, Vicki Berndt, Cat Gwynn,
Masato Sudo, Shuzo Uemoto, Robert Mapplethorpe, Mari Kono and many
Tattoo art by Fip Buchanan, Fred Corbin, Don Ed Hardy, Horijin,
Horiyoshi III, Davy Jones, Michael Malone, Kevin Quinn, Laura Vida,
Hideo Uchiyama, Jill Jordan and more.
The Forward by Ed Hardy is historically important
because it summarizes the movers and shakers of West Coast Tattooing
The back of the book has short biographies of all
the tattooers and photographers who participated. A must have
for anyone interested in historical perspective.