Anna Michell's Body Mod-Inspired Shoot for TANK Magazine

 - May 17, 2009   Updated: Apr 20 2011
This hypothetical cover shoot by Anna Michell for TANK Magazine features a model with inked bones across her arm and back.

Although Anna Michell’s photos are just a concept and not actually cover art for TANK Magazine, I’m particularly taken with the simplicity and beauty of these images. See more examples of elegant tattoo photography below.

Implications - The use of the anatomy as an aesthetic theme is becoming more and more prevalent in today's society. The appeal of the anatomy lies in the fact that it represents biology that makes all human beings the same, which is valued in today's class-obsessed society. Ultimately, consumers appreciate the reminder that everyone--including themselves--is just human.