The Leu Family's Family Iron

The Leu Family's Family Iron
Price :  £195.00

Fabio Paleari. With texts by Henk Schiffmacher, Guido Costa, Miki Vialetto.

London. Trolley. 2003. First edition. Black paper-covered boards, with blind-stamped decoration, dust jacket. Unpaginated [c.160 pages]. Illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. 330 x 270mm (13 x 10"). 2kg. 0954264800. English. Near fine; very lightly bumped on top forecorners, publisher's price and barcode label on rear of jacket; otherwise an excellent copy with no tears, marks or inscriptions.

Fabio Paleari photographed the famous and highly-regarded Leu family of tattooists over a 18 year period. His photographs capture the family at work and at leisure, and document some of their finest and most intricate tattoos, as well as their inspirations. The book is divided into chronological chapters: '1944 Ibiza: Las Dallias, Flea Market', '1994-1997 Lausanne: 34, rue Centrale', '2001 USA: The Boston and New Jersey Tattoo Conventions', '1997-2002 Lausanne: 34, rue Centrale & Casa Rossa, Ticino, Switzerland', '1984-2002 The Artwork'. The Leu Family Irontattoo studio continues to operate in Switzerland.