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 . . .
Tattoo // Tuesday, March 08, 2011
We at Juxtapoz have had this coversation often: when will people start naming their kids after corporations? We know this is coming, scary as that may be. Artist Dietrich Wegner has had an interesting vision as well, photoshopping real babies in multicolored fake tattoos that feature logos from big corporations. He has even made sculptures. More after the jump . . .
Tattoo // Monday, March 07, 2011
Chris Eckert has desigend and created this robotic tattoo machine. The great part is that the tattoo machine does the tattoo for you, and the even better/crazy thing is that it picks your tattoo for you. Not just any tattoo, you are "assigned a religion and it's corresponding symbol is tattooed onto the your arm." More after the jump . . .
Tattoo // Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Shawn Barber did a masterful job on this James Jean "Crayon Eater" illustration he turned into a tattoo. Drawn is a great blog from Canada, and one of their bloggers, David Huyck, got this piece on his arm. Check after the jump for the full piece...
Tattoo // Thursday, February 17, 2011
Los Angeles-based tattoo artist, Mister Cartoon, one of the leading and sought after contemporary tattoo artists in the world today, will been having a residency in NYC from February 25th through March 5th. If you want a black and grey tattoo from one of the masters, make your appointment now. Full details after the jump . . .
Tattoo // Monday, February 14, 2011
Juxtapoz has had a longer history with tattoo art, perhaps even considering tattoo art one of the early inspirations for the magazine as a whole. But sometimes, we just have to say, "Whoa." A man got a 3D tattoo, "six Pokéball tattoos down his arm and the area beneath each stuffed with a subdermal implant to make them all appear 3D?" More after the jump . . .