Tattoos, Diseases, and Skin Pickings: A Museum Explores the Importance of Skin
The exhibit includes wax models of grotesque skin diseases, strips of preserved tattooed skin, and an entire jar of skin pickings.
A New Service Will Remove Tattoos from Your Body After You Die
Charles Hamm, founder of the National Association for the Preservation of Skin Art, believes that displaying your relatives' tattoos on your walls is no weirder than putting an urn of cremains on your mantle.
Human Pelts: The Art of Preserving Tattooed Skin After Death
Inked bodies can become permanent pelts after a person is carefully skinned and then covered in preservative chemicals, like an animal hide.