Category: Culture

  • Body Electric: An Artistic History of Tattoos

    How often do you pass someone on the street with tattoos and stop to think Wow, tattoos have come a long way in the last 100 years? Well, if you don’t, now is the time to start. Margot Mifflin, curator… [ read more ]

    10/01/14
  • Tattoos for Breast Cancer Awareness

    October is typically a sign of the true beginning of fall and time to celebrate the upcoming holiday season, however, it should not be forgotten that October also represents Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the continuing search to find a… [ read more ]

    10/01/14
  • The Sexiest Inked Girls in Portland

    Gallery follows the text. For years you readers have been telling us that we should visit Portland, that no other town compares in love of ink and chill vibe. Well, we couldn’t ignore the call from the Pacific Northwest and… [ read more ]

    09/26/14
  • 10 Tattoos You Should Never Get

    Cover-ups can be really difficult and tattoo removal is incredibly painful, so it is important that you make smart decisions every time you get inked.  You don’t want to end up with something that  you will grow to regret. Here… [ read more ]

    09/26/14
  • Carter Raff and the Return of Absinthe

    What did you want to be when you were six years old? A fireman? An astronaut? An NBA superstar? All of these are quite common dream jobs among little kids. Probably only one child in a million would say that… [ read more ]

    09/25/14
  • Classic Film Tattoos

    Who doesn’t love a good old classic film? Whether it’s a silent film, black and white film, or even a very early horror film, movie lovers from all over have come to adore some of the greats that graced the… [ read more ]

    09/17/14
  • Guess Which Piece of Art Inspired These Tattoos

    Here at Inked we love to see what happens when a tattoo artist is inspired by a piece of fine art and makes it their own with his or her needle. We decided to recreate our Art History 101 class… [ read more ]

    09/12/14