The tattooer, hell-raiser, and organizer of the most anticipated annual tattoo convention talks about what goes on behind the booths.
MONI MARINO: "When I’m working on a photo-realistic tattoo I try to relay
emotions with my art. I put soul into every tattoo I do."
New research attempts to pinpoint the characteristics that tattooed individuals share. Read on to see if the scientists got it right.
Jessica Mascitti didn’t pick art; art picked her. “It wasn’t a choice,” she says. “I can’t do anything else.”
With over 11 years together, more tours than Lance Armstrong, and a mariachi alter ego, The Bronx are still grateful to rock the stage.
Grammy nominated singer/songwriter, Bilal, has just released his fourth studio album, A Love Surreal. After several years of working mainly in collaborations and after a devastating album leaking, leading to the failed release of his 2006 work, Bilal is back with some surrealist sounds and some awesome new ink as well.
The most true-to-life digital tattoos of all time come to video gaming this month with the release of Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel. Thousands of bits’ worth of tattoos have been in video games, but up until now they have been wholly lackluster, inaccurate, and rote. That all changes with Electronic Art’s third installment of the Army of Two series.
For the head of The Vatican, religious iconography and black-and-gray tattooing as a whole is a spiritual experience.