Discover what lies beneath the skin; discover the beauty and the stories behind body art. Through more than 200 powerful portraits and insightful interviews, Gary Lee Heard and David Cultrara capture the ink and the essence of their subjects in Body Art: The Human Canvas - Ink and Steel. The last decade has seen a rise in the appearance and acceptance of body decoration in the United States thanks to musicians, athletes, and media. Beautifully photographed, Gary Lee Heard begs the reader to read on, to know each person, and answer the question "Why body art?".Heard, Gary Lee is the author of 'Body Art The Human Canvas - Ink and Steel', published 2003 under ISBN 9781888054842 and ISBN 1888054840.