Category: Art

Now You Can Have Your Tattoos Removed and Framed After Death

September 30 2015

Gallery Follows the Text We sat down with the founder and chairman of the National Association for the Preservation of Skin Art (NAPSA) Charles Hamm and two of the resident tattoo artists at NAPSA, Chuck Galati and Trevor Trentine, to discuss why preserving ink of the deceased… [ read more ]

Whale Tattoos

September 30 2015

Due to their enormity and beauty, whale have captured our fascination for as long as anyone can remember. Over time the gargantuan sea mammals have been feared, hunted, revered and treasured. Tattoo art has long been influenced by sailors and… [ read more ]

Inside the Yakuza

September 29 2015

Photo Gallery Follows the Text Photographer Anton Kusters was given an unprecedented level of access to one of Tokyo’s infamous Yakuza families and the results are incredible. While simply hearing the word “Yakuza” conjures images of men with full tattoo bodysuits… [ read more ]

Tattoos Inspired by Frida Kahlo

September 28 2015

Considered to be one of the finest female painters in art history, Frida Kahlo brought an unwavering sense of self to her portraits. Celebrated for her Mexican infused art pieces, Kahlo was most known for her works that described her… [ read more ]

Femininity and the Tattoo Industry

September 28 2015

While tattooing in the United States dates back to the mid 19th century, it wasn’t until 50 years later that a female tattoo artist emerged onto the scene. Maud Wagner, an aerialist and contortionist, became the first famous female tattoo… [ read more ]

Swine Art – Tattoo Artists Ply Their Craft on Pig Heads

September 28 2015

We’re used to seeing tattooists break boundaries on an everyday basis, but we had never even thought make the leap that these 10 artists have made. Perhaps we were too pigheaded to even consider the potential of tattooing on swine… [ read more ]

This Remarkable 3D Tattoo Will Leave You Staring Into the Void

September 25 2015

Full Gallery Follows the Text We challenge you to look at this tattoo without starting to feel a little dizzy. Go ahead, really look at it. Stare right into the darkness in the middle. Crazy, right? This amazing 3D tattoo… [ read more ]

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