“Painted Bodies: African Body Painting, tattoos, and scarification” is a stunning book that features extraordinary photographs of enduring cultures. This is Beckwith’s and Fisher’s fifteenth book covering ceremonies and body painting of African cultures. “One of the most beautiful books I have ever seen,” writes author Alex Shoumatoff.
Attend upcoming National Geographic Live presentations at:
The Broad Stage, Santa Monica (Oct. 18); Goodman Theatre, Chicago (Oct. 22); Mesa Arts Center, Phoenix (Oct. 24); and National Geographic Headquarters, Washington, D.C. (Nov. 8) will celebrate the publication of “Painted Bodies” this fall.
Additional lectures will be at the Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, CA, as well as the Annenberg Space for Photography, in conjunction with their “No Strangers” exhibit, curated by Wade Davis, November 17, 2012 to February 24, 2013
To see the complete event schedule, and learn more, click here.