Tattoos have entered our world quickly long time ago and since then have great influence on many people. Choose the correct one, and you will shine and your body will be much more attractive.
Many people think that tattoos are known to be the fashion nowadays, but others think tattoos to be the art. Let us think a little bit more about it and learn something from the early periods of the tattoo art.
Due to the popularity of tattoos which increased recently there is a question: to consider them as a remnant, an art form or a fashionable tendency? Ha this subject are conducted discussions in the press, sociological surveys and serious researches are conducted. There are opposite opinions. One believe that only narrow people who nearby left in the development in this way decorate the body. Others with confidence claim that the tattoo, undoubtedly, is art and way of self-expression both her owner, and the master who executed it. It is considered also that next-to-skin drawings are part of image of the person therefore recently became interested in tattoos not only artists, but also fashion designers. For example, in the London college of fashion study history of this art to introduce ethnic motives of various people in modern fashion, to reflect their cultural customs.
Difficultly with an accuracy to tell when the tattoo started losing the initial functions and semantic loading, becoming attribute of fashion. If in the Pacific region next-to-skin painting was popular for a long time, it gained rather wide circulation only in the XIX century in the European culture. So long rejection of a tattoo in many respects was a consequence of the relation of society to this way of self-expression. Having such cultural roots as in the east, the tattoo in consciousness of Europeans often was considered as something to indecent, forbidden and simply inherent rather savages, than the civilized person. It was connected, in particular, with negative attitude to tattoos from church, after all the Christian culture considered custom of decoration of a body as pagan.
The person with a tattoo gathered crowds of gapers at fairs that led to distribution of so-called commercial tattoos which were done to themselves by circus actors with the purpose to attract public and to increase a box office earlier.
In Europe long time of a headdress were used by seamen, acting as some kind of identification mark which gave hope in case of, for example, ship-wreck to be buried no to Christian custom. Therefore the image of a cross is most distributed, and tattoos in the form of a flag, anchors, the ship became popular only later, an also of the picture and inscriptions of the obscene contents.
At the end of the XVIII century the big role promoting of tattoos was played by researches of Oceania. Perhaps, exactly at that time the relation to a tattoo as to an exotic type of the fine arts also arose.
In the XIX century Europeans already had opportunity to make to themselves headdresses in a tattoo salons. At that time with tattoos seamen, workers, military personnel decorated themselves generally. It is known that by the beginning of World War I of a tattoo were approximately at 20% of inhabitants of Europe.
Approximately at the same time tattoos gained popularity at Americans. In the USA the salons equipped with the special equipment one by one began to open.
As we can see, the history of tattoo art is very vast. They are5е known to be very great and interesting and are known to be the best if applied correctly. Nowadays there are a lot of skilfull artists that will do their best to help you with tattoo designs.