Preview: Tattooed Portraits by Shawn Barber

Tattoo // Saturday, August 15, 2009
Shawn Barber will be unveiling his new series of paintings titled Tattooed Portraits-Snapshots at The Shooting Gallery tonight, Saturday August 15th, 2009. His highly anticipated collection will feature new works of the tattoo artists Scott Sylvia, Jeff Rassier, Steve Boltz, Dave Fox, Saluape Aisea, Mike Davis and several others. Grab a preview now.

Shawn Barber Loves Tattoos

Tattoo // Wednesday, August 05, 2009
  If you haven't heard, Shawn Barber is exhibiting a new series of paintings titled Tattooed Portraits-Snapshots at The Shooting Gallery this August. His highly anticipated collection will feature new works of the tattoo artists Scott Sylvia, Jeff Rassier, Steve Boltz, Dave Fox, Saluape Aisea, Mike Davis and several others.   Read More...    

Tattooed Portraits by Shawn Barber

Tattoo // Monday, July 27, 2009
“I have been working on a new body of work for a solo show in San Francisco at The Shooting Gallery,” writes Shawn Barber. “I started painting tattooed artists in 2005, obsessively documenting the men and women that define contemporary American tattoo art.”

Tattoo Are Permanent, So Make Sure to Spell-check

Tattoo // Wednesday, July 08, 2009
Tattoos can provide a unique way of expressing oneself, as using your own skin as a canvas is one of the most permanent ways to display art. However, make sure your tattoo artist can spell before you go under the needle.

Interview with Dan Smith (as he tattoos Jason Maloney's stomach)

Tattoo // Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Hurley resident artist, Jason Maloney (Juxtapoz #70) is at it again. This time he paid a visit to his tattoo artist friend, Dan Smith of Kat Von D's High Voltage Tattoo in Hollywood. Dan takes us through the entire process of getting a tattoo and in this case, Jason is the canvas. Check out Jason getting his signature drunken elephant, 'Tippsy' (which is also available on a Juxtapoz tee) tattooed on his stomach. Ouch.

Win A Copy of the Juxtapoz Tattoo Book!

Tattoo // Friday, October 03, 2008
Because it’s the weekend, we decided to offer one of the single coolest books to ever be published, the Juxtapoz Tattoo Book, up to a winner that REGISTERS with Juxtapoz. This book is packed with photos of tattoos by Troy Penning, Alex McWatt, Brian Randolph, Chris O’Donnell, Scott Campbell, Daniel Trocchio, Steve Boltz, Bert Krak, Henry Lewis, Joseph Ari Aloi, Jason Schroder, Eli Quinters, and more. That’s an impressive list and a lot to offer our lucky winner for the gift of receiving occasional updates from us. You want to know what’s going to be included in upcoming issues of Jux anyways, so SIGN UP for our newsletter and you may even win the Juxtapoz Tattoo Book as an added bonus! SIGN UP HERE.

"Matcha": The Art of Japanese Tattooing

Tattoo // Friday, September 19, 2008
There's more to getting inked than you think. The art of Japanese tattoos will be the hot topic at San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum's Matcha event on Thursday, October 2, 2008. Takahiro Kitamura – “Horitaka” apprentice to the revered master Horiyoshi III - is an author, prolific tattoo artist, and owner of State of Grace. He’ll deliver a talk on the time-honored art of Japanese tattoos, complete with live demonstrations of employing both traditional (no electric needles!) and modern techniques. Joining Horitaka's diverse, talented crew of tattooists are special guests from Japan: Shige, a powerhouse tat artist who's showcased all over the world; Mutsuo, of Three Tides Tattoo (Juxtapoz #84;) and Kazunobu Nagashima, a client of Shige who will proudly display his backpiece, which won a 2007 Milano Tattoo Convention award. Sweet.   Details on Matcha at asianart.org/ matcha08october
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