Read some of Dr. Friedman’s recent writing about tattooing and other body modifications:

Books and Contributions to Edited Books

World Atlas of Tattoo. London: Thames and Hudson and New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015. Editor and primary author with a team of partial contributors.

“A Legacy of Diversity and Innovation: American Tattooing from the Revolution through the 1980s/Un héritage fait de diversité et d’innovation: le tatouage aux États-Unis de la guerre d’Indépendance aux années 1980” in Tatouers, Tatoués. Paris: Musée du Quai Branly/Actes Sud, 2014.

“A Mayfly Art” in The Operature. ATOM-r and PINUPS Magazine, 2013. An artist’s book collaboration. (buy the full artists’ book here)


“Tattoo Tycoon.” (Interview with Lyle Tuttle) American Way (American Airlines inflight magazine), November 2015.


“Lucky 7: Lyle Tuttle Tattoos on Every Continent.” Total Tattoo Magazine, no. 115 (2014). (buy the full issue here or download it here)

“Pioneers in Cross-Cultural Body Modification.” Things and Ink, no. 6 (2014). (buy the full issue here)

Columns in Tattoo Culture Magazine, no. 1, 2, 3, and 4 (download them here)




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