Exploring Inmate Ink
Implications - Robert Gumpert explains that even though tattoos are a mainstream art form now, it didn't always used to be that way. He states that before they were popular, tattoos were worn by the outcasts of society; people such as sailors and outlaws. The tattoos they had often represented their life journey. Whether you are interested in tattoos, prison culture or just the photography, the Robert Gumpert 'American Prison Tattoos' photo series will not disappoint.