GRAPHIC DESIGN

PUBLISHER
FUEL PUBLISHING

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 5 x 8 in. / 400 pgs / 350 bw.

PUBLISHING STATUS
PUB DATE 11/1/2008
Active

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. EXCLUSIVE
CATALOG: FALL 2012 p. 67   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9780955006197 TRADE
LIST PRICE: $32.95 CDN $32.95

AVAILABILITY
In stock

A fantastic, mind-blowing photo and graphics book documenting the subculture of tattooing in Russian prisons.
-David Cronenberg

  

FUEL PUBLISHING

Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia Volume III

Published by FUEL Publishing
Introduction by Alexander Sidorov.

Featured image is reproduced from <I>Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia Volume III</I>.This volume of drawings and photographs completes the Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia trilogy. Danzig Baldaev’s unparallelled ethnographic achievement, documenting more than 3,000 tattoo drawings, was made during a lifetime working as a prison guard. His recording of this esoteric world was reported to the KGB, who unexpectedly supported him, realizing the importance of being able to establish facts about convicts by reading the images on their bodies. The motifs depicted represent the uncensored lives of the criminal classes, ranging from violence and pornography to politics and alcohol. A medieval knight is surrounded by the severed heads of his enemies, a naked woman simultaneously services a man and two dwarfs, a crying President Gorbachev grips a human bone between sabre-like fangs, a group of angels drink vodka with God on a cloud--the meanings of these arresting images are explained to the uninitiated eye. Sergei Vasiliev’s graphic photographs show the grim reality of the Russian prison system and some of the alarming characters that inhabit it, while the illustrated criminals of Russia tell the tale of their closed society. This volume, the last in the trilogy, includes an introduction by historian Alexander Sidorov exploring the origins of the Russian criminal tattoo and their various meanings today.

Featured image is reproduced from Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia Volume III.

Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia Volume III

in stock  $32.95


free shipping

UPS GROUND IN THE CONTINENTAL U.S. FOR CONSUMER ONLINE ORDERS

ARTBOOK GIFT CERTIFICATES

looking for the perfect gift? send an e-card to artbook.com
shop now

arrow forward

arrow back

print icon


RUSSIAN CRIMINAL TATTOO ENCYCLOPAEDIA AND BOOKS BY DANZIG BALDAEV
Soviets
SOVIETS
Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell.
FUEL PUBLISHING
ISBN: 9780956896278 | US $32.95
Pub Date: 4/30/2014
Active | In stock
Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia Postcards
RUSSIAN CRIMINAL TATTOO ENCYCLOPAEDIA POSTCARDS
Drawings by Danzig Baldaev. Photographs by Sergei Vasiliev.
FUEL PUBLISHING
ISBN: 9780956896261 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 10/31/2013
Active | In stock
Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia Volume I
RUSSIAN CRIMINAL TATTOO ENCYCLOPAEDIA VOLUME I
Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell. Foreword by Alexei Plutser-Sarno. Text by Danzig Baldaev. Photographs by Sergei Vasiliev.
FUEL PUBLISHING
ISBN: 9780955862076 | US $32.95
Pub Date: 10/31/2009
Active | In stock
Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopedia Volume II
RUSSIAN CRIMINAL TATTOO ENCYCLOPEDIA VOLUME II
Introduction by Anne Applebaum. Foreword by Alexel Pluster-Sarno. Photographs by Sergey Vasiliev. Drawings by Danzig Baldaev.
FUEL PUBLISHING
ISBN: 9780955006128 | US $32.95
Pub Date: 9/30/2011
Active | In stock
Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia Volume III
RUSSIAN CRIMINAL TATTOO ENCYCLOPAEDIA VOLUME III
Introduction by Alexander Sidorov.
FUEL PUBLISHING
ISBN: 9780955006197 | US $32.95
Pub Date: 11/1/2008
Active | In stock
Danzig Baldaev: Drawings from the Gulag
DANZIG BALDAEV: DRAWINGS FROM THE GULAG
Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell.
FUEL PUBLISHING
ISBN: 9780956356246 | US $32.95
Pub Date: 10/31/2010
Active | In stock
Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia Limited Edition Boxed Set
RUSSIAN CRIMINAL TATTOO ENCYCLOPAEDIA LIMITED EDITION BOXED SET
Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell.
FUEL PUBLISHING
ISBN: 9780955862038 | US $1,995.00
Pub Date: 12/31/2012
Out of print | Not available

OF RELATED INTEREST

Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopedia Volume II
Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopedia Volume II Introduction by Anne Applebaum. Foreword by Alexel Pluster-Sarno. Photographs by Sergey Vasiliev. Drawings by Danzig Baldaev. Danzig Baldaev's father was an academic, an ethnologist who found himself imprisoned under Soviet rule as an enemy of the people. In fact much of Baldaev's family moved through the Soviet prison system, while he >>more
Fuel Publishing
ISBN 9780955006128
US $32.95 CAN $32.95 TRADE
Hardcover, 4.75 x 8 in. / 400 pgs / 350 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2011 Active/In stock

FORTHCOMING AND NEW: DESIGN AND DECORATIVE ARTS

And/Or: On Contradiction in the Work of Jan van Toorn Extended

AND/OR: ON CONTRADICTION IN THE WORK OF JAN VAN TOORN EXTENDED

Text by Els Kuijpers.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789462081116 | US $29.95

Pub Date: 9/30/2014
Active | In stock


Hugo Puttaert: Think in Colour

HUGO PUTTAERT: THINK IN COLOUR

Text by Hugo Puttaert, Steven Cleeren, Rick Poynor.

MER. PAPER KUNSTHALLE

ISBN: 9789491775185 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 9/30/2014
Active | In stock


Posters: The Sea Voyage

POSTERS: THE SEA VOYAGE

Edited by Paolo Piccione.

SILVANA EDITORIALE

ISBN: 9788836627981 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 10/31/2014
Active | In stock


Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires & Riots: California and Graphic Design, 1936-1986

EARTHQUAKES, MUDSLIDES, FIRES & RIOTS: CALIFORNIA AND GRAPHIC DESIGN, 1936-1986

By Louise Sandhaus. Contributions by Lorraine Wild, Denise Gonzales Crisp, Michael Worthington. Designed by Louise Sandhaus.

METROPOLIS BOOKS

ISBN: 9781938922619 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 11/30/2014
Active | In stock


The Graphic World of Paul Peter Piech

THE GRAPHIC WORLD OF PAUL PETER PIECH

Edited by Zoe Whitley.

FOUR CORNERS BOOKS/V&A PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9781909829015 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 7/31/2014
Active | In stock


Mira Cuba: The Cuban Poster Art from 1959

MIRA CUBA: THE CUBAN POSTER ART FROM 1959

SILVANA EDITORIALE

ISBN: 9788836626991 | US $40.00

Pub Date: 6/30/2014
Active | In stock


Holland on Paper

HOLLAND ON PAPER

Text by Clifford S. Ackley.

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878467990 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 7/31/2014
Active | In stock


Jurriaan Schrofer 1926-1990

JURRIAAN SCHROFER 1926-1990

By Frederike Huygen. Edited by Jaap van Triest, Karel Martens.

VALIZ

ISBN: 9789078088707 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 3/31/2014
Active | In stock


Wim Crouwel: New Alphabet

WIM CROUWEL: NEW ALPHABET

Edited by Paolo Palma. Preface by Wim Crouwel. Text by Kees Broos, Max Bruinsma, Piet Schrueders.

SHS PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9788890759413 | US $54.99

Pub Date: 12/31/2014
Forthcoming


Alex Wollner: Brasil Design Visual

ALEX WOLLNER: BRASIL DESIGN VISUAL

WASMUTH

ISBN: 9783803032140 | US $75.00

Pub Date: 5/31/2014
Active | In stock


Type Compass

TYPE COMPASS

Edited by Michael Brenner, Emilio Macchia. Foreword by Gerry Leonidas.

SHS PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9788890759499 | US $32.00

Pub Date: 8/31/2013
Active | In stock


Marian Bantjes: Pretty Pictures

MARIAN BANTJES: PRETTY PICTURES

Design and text by Marian Bantjes. Foreword by Rick Poynor.

METROPOLIS BOOKS

ISBN: 9781938922220 | US $75.00

Pub Date: 9/30/2013
Active | In stock


ARTBOOK LOGO
 
 

the artworld's favorite source for books on art and culture

  

CUSTOMER SERVICE
orders@artbook.com
212 627 1999
M-F 9-5 EST

TRADE ACCOUNTS

800 338 2665

CONTACT

JOBS + INTERNSHIPS

NEW YORK
Showroom by Appointment Only
155 Sixth Avenue
New York NY 10013
Tel   212 627 1999

LOS ANGELES
Showroom by Appointment Only
818 S. Broadway, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Tel. 323 969 8985

ARTBOOK LLC
D.A.P. | Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.


All site content Copyright C 2000-2013 by Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. and the respective publishers, authors, artists. For reproduction permissions, contact the copyright holders.

ARTBOOK AMPERSAT

The D.A.P. Catalog
www.artbook.com