• A Sailor’s Life

    The legend of tattooer Sailor Jerry Collins Long Before Norman “Sailor Jerry” Collins arrived on Honolulu Hotel Street and revolutionized tattooing, the man himself was forged in the blood and sweat of America at the turn of the century.  A… [ read more ]

    06/10/14
  • Sasha

    There are some horrible things about Russia (see: human rights violations, the Crimean crisis, its treatment of Pussy Riot, hotel rooms at the Sochi Olympics), but that doesn’t mean Russians are evil. Take, for instance, Sasha Larina, who flew from… [ read more ]

    06/03/14
  • Skylar Grey: Woodrat

    When Skylar Grey sings “Coming Home,” she isn’t talking about a mansion in the suburbs or a luxury apartment in the city. The Woodrat is talking about a cabin in the country. I’M COMING HOME/I’M COMING HOME/TELL THE WORLD I’M… [ read more ]

    05/27/14
  • SuicideGirls Aussie Tour Diary

    Intimate snapshots from the Blackheart Burlesque tour by the SG founder. This spring the SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque Tour went Down Under, crisscrossing the continent playing 7 major cities in 14 days. The girls shook the crowds with our tributes to… [ read more ]

    05/22/14
  • Lord’s Eye | Chaos is Fun

    Over the course of a year, INKED will be serializing John Buffalo Mailer’s literary tattoo memoir. If you missed the first four installments, visit Lord’s Eye, Part 1, Lord’s Eye, Part 2, Lord’s Eye, Part 3, and Lord’s Eye, Part 4. PART 5… [ read more ]

    05/12/14
  • ICON: Stefano Alcantara

    STÉFANO ALCÁNTARA Last Rites Tattoo Theater 325 W. 38th St. New York City 212-529-0666 stefanoalcantara.com GALLERY BELOW ARTICLE The tattooer without borders talks about the universality of art. Does this guy look familiar? If you’ve been to any tattoo convention… [ read more ]

    04/25/14
  • Zombie Nation

    Lora Zombie’s works are a whirlwind of war, sex, and drugs with a touch of humor. When looking at a piece by Russian grunge artist Lora Zombie, you are struck with questions like, What? Why? and Where did this come… [ read more ]

    04/23/14