The anatomical tattoo

The Anatomical Tattoo

Emily Evans Size: 260 x 220 mm
Colour Pages: 224
ISBN: 978 1 905367 82 5 Hardcover


The Anatomical Tattoo is an introduction to the growing phenomenon of anatomical imagery as tattoos and highlights the best examples in the world today. Working with over 80 tattoo artists from across the globe, this book showcases this fascinating new trend by documenting more than 150 anatomical tattoos. An inspiring foreword written by the world renowned celebrity and model ‘Zombie Boy’, puts this exciting trend into context within popular culture. From historical anatomical engravings, to contemporary interpretations of medical illustration, the breadth of anatomical content and subject matter makes the collection of tattoos in this book as unique as the tattoos themselves.


Emily Evans

Emily Evans, BSc (Hons) (Anatomy & Cell Biology) medical artist, teacher, author and publisher. Alongside running her business in anatomical art from her studio in London, Emily is also a senior demonstrator of anatomy at Cambridge University. Additionally, Emily writes books about contemporary art and anatomy, is the owner of Anatomy Boutique and creative director at imprint publishing house Anatomy Boutique Books. She regularly writes and gives talks about the use of anatomy in contemporary art practice. Emily is a member of the Anatomical Society, Institute of Anatomical Sciences and a councillor of the Medical Artists’ Association of Great Britain.


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