The Medium Is the Message

Maud Stevens Wagner, a woman with tattoos.

Photo courtesy Library of Congress

Update: This exhibit was extended through May 4.

Some women look like walking works of art, nearly every inch of torso and limbs covered in tattoos that read like road maps of colors and shapes that beg to be studied. Others opt for a more subtle touch.

"Tatooed and Tenacious: Inked Women in California’s History,” a traveling display from the San Francisco-based nonprofit Exhibit Envoy, is currently at Cal State Fullerton. As part of the university’s museum practicum course, students installed the exhibit, which will be on display through May 4 in McCarthy Hall, Room 424.

Continue reading in the Los Angeles Times/Daily Pilot.

A related story was published in the Orange County Register.

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