Body Art is art practiced on the human body. The most popular body art forms are tattoos, body piercing or body painting. Body Art is regarded as a sub-category of performance art, where the human body is used to make personal statements. Most body art galleries are online, where the body artists display photographs of their body arts. Given below is the list of a few body art galleries.
The Australian Museum:
The Australian Museum is an internationally reputed museum especially in natural history and research in indigenous studies. The museum has a website which also has an extensive collection of art. The online museum has a body art section which has a collection of body arts in painting, piercing, scarring, tattooing and shaping.
National Geographic Gallery of Body Art:
The National Geographic society has an online body art gallery for displaying various tribal body arts.
The body art displayed in the National Geographic web page concentrates exclusively on tribal body arts like, scarring, plating or tattooing. The site also describes the importance of the body art in relation to the beliefs of the corresponding tribes.
Arkel Piercing and Body Art Gallery:
The Arkel Piecing and Body Art Gallery is situated in Brussels, Belgium. The gallery has a hundred square meters of exhibition space split into two levels. The body arts are hand drawn graphics, photographs or computer generated body art designs. The gallery of body art is situated at 16 Passage Saint-Honore in Brussels, Belgium.
The Tattoodles Gallery:
The Tattoodles Gallery is devoted exclusively to tattoo art. The gallery display photographs of tattoos on various subjects. The variety of tattoo designs ranges from animals, fantasy, floral designs to religious symbols, Japanese art, Kanji art, traditional designs and zodiac symbols. The gallery is online. The photographs can be downloaded or printed off the net for personal use.