Inborn Absolute: The Artwork of Robert Ryan
This monograph delves into the career of celebrated artist Robert Ryan. From his early roots as a musician and painter, he discovered tattooing and quickly became one of the preeminent artists in that realm. His work reveals a deep mastery of the American tattooing tradition while creating a mystical and fantastic world full of unique takes on Eastern religious iconography.
The book covers two decades of stunning paintings and tattoos, interviews with art and music luminaries about his work and subject matter, detailing Ryan’s personal journey and progression as an artist. Including: Genesis P Orridge, Freddy Corbin, and more.
Artist / Editors: Robert Ryan / Tim Kinsella / Ben Fasman
Publisher: Featherproof Books
Page Count: 160pp
Size: 6.5 x 9.5 x 1
Notes: hardcover, full color
Date of Publication: August 9, 2016