• Lyle Tuttle

    Before Ami James, Kat Von D, and reality TV, there was tattoo superstar Lyle Tuttle. Tattooing since 1949, Lyle rose to fame in the late ’60s tattooing a predominantly female clientele and celebrities like Janis Joplin, Peter Fonda, and Cher… [ read more ]

  • Mike Rubendall

    Mike Rubendall is the tattoo artist’s tattooer. More than half of his clientele are fellow artists from all over the world who come to “Rube” for his contemporary approach to traditional Japanese tattoo style. Each client, tattooer or not, receives… [ read more ]

  • New York Doll

    Sex Trash by Stephanie Paterek bustier and panties; Le Mos gold ring. hen word hit INKED’s office that there was going to be a NY Ink, speculation on who the tattooers would be chewed up the rest of the working… [ read more ]

  • Annette LaRue

    Annette LaRue started hand-poking neighborhood kids when she was 13. At 15, she got her own biker-branded work, the first of an extensive tattoo collection. Then, in 1989, she picked up a tattoo machine and hasn’t stopped since. With a… [ read more ]

  • Welcome to NY Ink

    it’s a warm April afternoon in SoHo and some gnarly guys are huffing cigarettes on the steps of the not-yet-open-to-the-public Wooster Street Social Club, while the fashionable types—from the tony to the post-hipstery—shuffle between art galleries and flagship stores. One… [ read more ]

  • Horiyoshi III

    Horiyoshi III is the undisputed master of traditional Japanese-style tattooing and has an unparalleled influence on the local and international tattoo industry. He has produced 11 art books and is the founder of the Yokohama Tattoo Museum, which displays the… [ read more ]

  • Malice In Wonderland

    If clients at High Voltage Tattoo in Los Angeles want to go down the rabbit hole into Kat Von D’s weird, wonderful world, all they need to do is head next door to Wonderland. The gallery-slash-boutique is full of fine… [ read more ]