body art

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The practice of adorning the body with piercings, tattoos, brandings, or scarifications

body art

Tattooing, body piercing, and body painting.
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Children get tattooed by these "body-art wannabes," and turn to reputable businessmen to fix mistakes, Ms.
London, Mar 8 (ANI): David Beckham has revealed his latest tattoo- a Renaissance-inspired body-art of Cupid and Psyche.
The latest body-art apparently totals Becks' tattoo- count to 14.
Hidden demurely behind blouses and stockings during office hours, the walking, talking, body-art galleries are flaunted at the beach or in Hong Kong's trendy nightspots.
Tattooist Kenny Chin of Solo tattoo agrees that the old stigma attached to body-art is fading.
The former Everton player, 22, has reportedly asked a body-art parlour in Cheshire to ink on the permanent bands on his wedding ring finger.
Despite recently adding swallows to his collection of body-art, the star is considering surgery to remove some older designs.
A rich spread of documents records and contextualizes sixteen early pieces, while key land-and body-art projects such as Landslide, 1968, Saltflat, 1969, Condensed 220 Yard Dash, 1969, and Parallel Stress, 1970, are detailed via photography, text, and video installation.
London, Dec 29 (ANI): Ace footballer David Beckham has taken his body-art addiction a step further-he has got another tattoo, which apparently did not please his wife Victoria much.
He must be the ultimate decentered subject; yet one suspects the symbolic relations of production this work entails would be little to the taste of those involved in today's body-art criticism.