Tattoo Artist

ICON: Nikko Hurtado

November 29 2013

NIKKO HURTADO Black Anchor Collective 13567 Main Street Hesperia, CA 760-244-1800 nikkohurtado.com GALLERY BELOW ARTICLE Get inside the head of the next-level tattoo artist and one of the most creative minds in all of the art world. Piece by piece,… [ read more ]

Sandy Hits the Right Coast

October 15 2013

Last October, Mother Nature was a real motherfucker when it sent Superstorm Sandy to devastate the East Coast. This is the tale of a Jersey Shore tattooer who rebuilt his shop one piece at a time. Dan Binai keeps an… [ read more ]

Men’s Wear: Skull & Bones Accessories

October 10 2013

These macabre accessories look good year-round. DEAD HEADS Left hand, from left: King Baby Triple Skull ring, kingbabystudio.com; Lost Apostle Bronze Human Skull ring, Lost Apostle: The InkedShop; David Yurman Black Diamond Waves Skull ring, davidyurman.com; Bill Wall Leather Graffiti… [ read more ]

Ish Schuurbiers

October 1 2013

Based in Curacao/Travelling Artist tattooish.com info@tattooish.com What year did you start tattooing? I was born on a small island in the Caribbean called Curacao, a Dutch, Spanish, English, Portuguese and French influenced paradise, close to venezuela and Colombia. What year… [ read more ]

ICON: Chris Conn Askew

September 30 2013

INKED sits down for a rare interview with the reclusive genius who has returned to tattooing while fighting a devastating affliction. Chris Conn Askew is a private man. Though raised by performer parents, Askew would rather hide behind a desk… [ read more ]

Gakkin

September 16 2013

Gakkin VISIT: harizanmai.jp How did you become interested in tattoos? I don’t remember, really. Maybe it was when I was kid and I saw a yakuza with a Japanese full-body tattoo. What or who is the main influence behind your… [ read more ]

Love Hate Tattoo

September 12 2013

From left: Dylan Tate, Zane DiProjetto, Ben Wight, Jet, Adrien Moses Clark. Love Hate Tattoo 217 1/2 Alexander St. Rochester, NY 585-262-6440 lovehatetattoo.com Hearing the words Love Hate Tattoo may bring to mind the reality show Miami Ink. But rest… [ read more ]