Описание: The photographs, drawings and texts published in this book are part of a collection of more than 3000 tattoos accumulated over a lifetime by prison attendant Danzig Baldev. Tattoos were his gateway into a secret world in which he acted as ethnographer, recording the rituals of a closed society. The icons and tribal languages he documented are artful, distasteful, sexually explicit and sometimes just strange, reflecting as they do the lives and traditions of Russian convicts. These are the signs by which the people of this hidden world mark and identify themselves.
Автор: Baldaev, Danzig Название: Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia Volume II ISBN: 0955006120 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780955006128 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2573 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (2 шт.) Описание: This second volume contains completely new drawings, text and photographs from Danzig Baldaev and Sergei Vasiliev. During his fifty years working as a prison guard in St Petersburg`s notorious Kresty Prison, Baldaev diligently recorded over 3,000 criminal tattoos, documenting their meaning within this closed society. This volume further explores the extremes of this incredible collection.
Описание: "Russian Criminal Tattoo Police Files Volume I" features more than 180 photographs of Russian criminal tattoos and official police papers from the collection of Arkady Bronnikov, regarded as Russia's foremost authority on criminal tattoo iconography. From the mid-1960s to the late 1980s, Bronnikov worked as a senior expert in criminalistics at the USSR Ministry of Internal Affairs, and part of his duties involved visiting the correctional institutions of the Ural and Siberia regions. It was there that he interviewed convicts, gathering information and taking photographs of their tattoos, amassing one of the most comprehensive archives of this phenomenon. Bronnikov regularly helped to solve criminal cases across Russia by using his collection of tattoos to identify culprits and corpses. Selections from Bronnikov's collection, which includes more than 900 photographs, will be published by Fuel in two volumes. The Bronnikov collection was made exclusively for police use, to further the understanding of the language of these tattoos and to act as an aid in the identification and apprehension of criminals in the field. Unimpeded by artistic aspirations, these amazing vernacular photographs present a seemingly straightforward representation of criminal society. Every image discloses evidence of an inmate's character: aggressive, vulnerable, melancholic, conceited. The prisoners' bodies display an unofficial history waiting to be deciphered, told not just through tattoos, but also in scars and missing digits. Yet close inspection seems only to make the language of the tattoos more baffling and incredible, pointing to the unimaginable lives of this previously unacknowledged caste.
Описание: Offers a set of 53 postcards that contains images. This title features motifs depicted that represent the uncensored lives of the criminal classes; their tattoos were a secret tribal language, a method of showing status within the prison system.
Автор: Rusche Название: Encyclopaedia Of Clothing Culture ISBN: 3942597292 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783942597296 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 37538 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: An Indespensible Guide To Dressing Your Best.
Автор: Phoebe Phillips Название: The Encyclopaedia of Curtains ISBN: 0951684140 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780951684146 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 3176 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Offering a comprehensive guide to all aspects of curtain-making, this volume contains information on a range of styles, materials and techniques that cater for the beginner and more experienced alike. Designs range from no-sew easy options to the more complicated headings, valances and pelmets.
Автор: Catherine Merrick Название: Encyclopaedia Of Curtains: 2E ISBN: 0953526763 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780953526765 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 4614 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: The Only Book You Ll Ever Need To Make Beautiful And Professional Window Treatments. Every Technique Is Covered, From Planning And Design, To Making And Fitting.
Автор: Bonito Oliva, Achille Название: Encyclopaedia of the Word ISBN: 8857204634 ISBN-13(EAN): 9788857204635 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2058 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: What is art? What is its function? What is the meaning of using different materials? What is the relationship between art and reality? Is art information or communication? These are just some of the questions Achille Bonito Oliva directed to 65 of the greatest and most controversial artists such as Joseph Beuys, Andy Warhol, and Bruce Nauman.
Автор: Sean Sheehan Название: Encyclopaedia of Ancient Greece ISBN: 0714121797 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780714121796 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1828 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: In this colourful encyclopaedia you can find out all about the ancient Greeks: their everyday lives, their myths and stories, their gods and goddesses, their ideas, their homes and temples, their sports and games and their wars and weapons.
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