Skin By Ryan Hope

Tattoo // Wednesday, February 01, 2012
We told you a few months ago when we posted the trailer that Garage Magazine had brought in director Ryan Hope to make stylistic production to examine tattoo art and culture as "high art." Here is the full length piece, a beautifully shot and conceived piece that includes contributions from Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons and Raymond Pettibon.

Tattoos by Tim Lehi

Tattoo // Friday, January 27, 2012
We were looking through the new Bloodwork Bodies book in our office today, and saw great work of wildly accredited and talented San Francisco-based tattoo artist, Tim Lehi. Stationed at Black Heart Tattoo, we know there is a very long waiting list to get the services of Mr. Lehi. It will be worth it.

Tattoos By Jason Tyler Grace

Tattoo // Thursday, January 26, 2012
A collection of tattoo and paintings by "tattourist" Jason Tyler Grace. Jason is back in San Francisco and currently stationed at Idle Hands in the Lower Haight.

Rik Lee's Tattoo Flash

Illustration // Thursday, January 26, 2012
Rik Lee lives and draws in Melbourne, Australia. He works with grey lead pencils, watercolours and his computer. When he’s not drawing Rik tries not to fall off his skateboard and enjoys talking in detail about the weather, storms are his favorite. In the future he intends to draw more, travel more, get more tattoos, drive a ’67 Chevy Impala and move down the coast with his girl and his dog.

Scott Campbell "Paved With Good Intentions" @ Gallery Reis, Singapore

Tattoo // Friday, January 13, 2012
Fine and tattoo artist, Scott Campbell, opens a new solo exhibition today, January 13, at Gallery Reis in Singapore titled Paved With Good Intentions. As the gallery notes, "Campbell expands his use of cut currency, sourcing uncut sheets of US dollars directly from the United States Mint, to create large, intricate work with a sunken relief effect."

Tattoos by Virginia Elwood

Tattoo // Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Featured in our newest book title, Juxtapoz Tattoo 2, we wanted to feature the work of Virginia Elwood, currently located at New York Adorned in Manhattan. Her Brooklyn Bridge piece in particular, seen after the jump, is really impressive.

Kidsloveink EAST Tattoo Shop by Viktor Vauthier

Tattoo // Thursday, December 22, 2011
One of our favorite portraits ever shot in Juxtapoz was Viktor Vauthier's shot of Londons' Word To Mother. That said, we have followed Vauthier blog ever since, and he has a great series of shots inside the Kidsloveink EAST Tattoo Shop in London that we wanted to post today. So we did.

Bad Graffiti Tattoos: Part 3

Graffiti // Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Presenting a third installment of bad graffiti tattoos.  Be sure the person tattooing you has some reference or experience in drawing letters!

Juxtapoz Presents: Jose Lopez directed by Estevan Oriol

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 17, 2011
Now live on our site, you can watch the exclusive Juxtapoz Presents: Jose Lopez video interview with one of the most-talented tattoo artists alive and working today. Directed by Estevan Oriol, and filmed during an interview with Mr, Lopez for Juxtapoz Magazine, we get the history of Jose's career, as well as a look inside one of his many studios in Orange County.

Chris Conn Askew "96 Tears" @ Merry Karnowsky Gallery

Tattoo // Friday, November 11, 2011
A few years back, we featured the work of tattoo and fine artist Chris Conn Askew in the magazine (he did a great shirt for us too, sold out though). Conn Askew will be opening a body of new work at Merry Karnowsky Gallery in Los Angeles on Saturday, November 12, called 96 Tears.


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