Tattoo // Thursday, May 05, 2011
We just received this great historical tattoo book, Nordic Tattooing: Nordic Tattooists & Their Drawings book today in the Juxtapoz office, and its one of the better layed out, region specific tattoo books we have seen this year. It covers, from 1895 and among other things, the oldest tattoo shop in the world, 17 Nyhavn.
Tattoo // Tuesday, April 26, 2011
When we asked Calgary tattoo artist, Logan Morrison, to send us a few images and a few words about his work, he just simply responded with: http://www.logansart.blogspot.com. Upon a bit further research, we found out he is from Calgary, he now lives in Vancouver, he is learning to tattoo, he cares about tattoos, trains, graffiti, metal, and women...
Tattoo // Tuesday, April 19, 2011
As we are currently wrapping up a feature story of Don Ed Hardy, we have been looking at a bunch of historical tattoo content, and we just saw that Cool Hunting posted this great video about the book, Danish Tattooing. They speak with author Jon Nordstrøn as he visits some of the most famed tattoo shops in Copenhagen. Watch after the jump . . .
Tattoo // Monday, April 18, 2011
One of the original spirits in all of tattoo culture and art, Don Ed Hardy, will be creating a site-specific installation at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art's Artist Gallery at Fort Mason in The Unruly Art of Don Ed Hardy this June, 2011. It will include cast resin work layered with vintage Hardy acetate tattoo stencils, porcelain pieces with cobalt handwork, original prints, and large-scale original brush painting. More after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Saturday, April 16, 2011
If you are a fan of tattoo art, then you are going to be inspired by this well-constructed video on NYC tattoo shop, NY Adorned. Director Evan Dennis creates a poetic insight into the tattoo shop, and the preparation that the tattoo artists go through before they begin their process on a human body. Watch after the jump . . .
Tattoo // Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Atlanta's City of Ink founder, Miya Bailey is going on tour of appointments to help fund his newest project, ,”Color Outside the Lines: A Tattoo Documentary.” The documentary chronicles the struggles of black tattoo artists in the industry. This week, the tattoo artist is in NYC. More after the jump . . .
Tattoo // Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Ask, and you shall receive. By popular demand due to audiences enjoying our first book, Juxtapoz Tattoo, we proud to announce the release of Juxtapoz Tattoo 2 with Gingko Press. This new collection features Jose Lopez, Paulie Tattoo, Jun Cha, Shawn Barber, Sunny Buick, Clay Decker, and many more. More details after the jump . . .
Tattoo // Monday, March 28, 2011
August 2010 cover artist and featured in the first Juxtapoz ever published in 1994, Mexican fine and tattoo artist Dr. Lakra is celebrating his first solo exhibition in NYC, showing at the Drawing Center. The exhibition features a complete 360 degree experience, with Lakra covering the walls in his signature handstyle and found objects. More information after the jump . . .
Tattoo // Sunday, March 27, 2011
... This, our friends, is a tattoo. This is like 1000% commitment to the cause. Take a look at the full back piece after the jump . . .
Tattoo // Friday, March 25, 2011
If you happen to be near the sea in Connecticut this weekend, may we suggest checking out something very interesting: Skin & Bones: Tattoos in the Life of the American Sailor, at Mystic Seaport, or or the Museum of America and the Sea, in Mystic, Connecticut. More information after the jump . . .