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Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World

Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World

Thursday 9th February - Sunday 30th April 10:00am - 5:00pm

At Newcastle Museum

Cost: Adult: $10; Concession and ages 12-18: $8; Children under 12: Free

Categories: General Events


This ground breaking photographic exhibition explores the artistry of traditional Japanese tattoos along with its rich history and influence on modern tattoo practices.

Japanese tattooing is internationally renowned for its artistry, lineage, historical symbolism, and skill. Perseverance features the work of seven internationally acclaimed tattoo artists. 

2017-02-09 10:00:00
2017-04-30 17:00:00