Sacred Skin

Tattoo // Monday, September 10, 2012
Tattooing, piercing, scarification, body shaping and pain rituals have been used for centuries by communities for many reasons. In "Sacred Skin" friends Maellyn Macintosh and Andy Pinkney travel across the world to find the last communities who still use body modification as part of their culture, to document the fascinating stories behind these practices before they die out.

Timothy Benton Boor

Tattoo // Monday, September 10, 2012
Timothy Benton Boor was born in 1975 in Kokomo, IN, where he continues to live with his wife and three children. His passion for art has led him as far as Florence, Italy to study renaissance drawing and painting techniques. He has been tattooing for over four years and is currently working at Last Rites Tattoo Theatre in NYC.

John Sultana's Astrological Tattoos

Tattoo // Monday, September 10, 2012
Artist John Sultana uses the rich symbolism of astrology to create custom tattoo designs that are cosmically-inspired, embedding symbolic energy into his designs to become an enduring source of empowerment for his clients. Sultana is currently working at Brooklyn's Three Kings Tattoo studio.

Tattoo Age: Season 2

Tattoo // Monday, September 10, 2012
VICE's Tattoo Age is back for a second season, traveling across the world to feature different artists from all ends of the tattoo spectrum, including Valerie Vargas of the UK, Mutsuo of Japan, and Thom deVita of NYC. Each artists' episode will be aired in three installments every Wednesday on VICE.com.

The Work of Stuart Pearson Wright

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 10, 2012
English painter, Stuart Pearson Wright, is a talented figurative painter. His style is highly meticulous and built around a strange visual imagination. There are obvious antecedents to his work which hark to Flemish artists in the British romantic tradition.

video: the madrid tattoo convention recap

Tattoo // Sunday, September 09, 2012
Theres a lot of cool things that go down at tattoo conventions, and if you haven't been to one yourself, or perhaps even just one overseas, check out this nice video recap of the convention that just took place in Madrid.  

The Work of Zach Nelligan

Juxtapoz // Sunday, September 09, 2012
Zach Nelligan is a tattoo artist and talented illustrator that works at Triple Crown Tattoo Parlour in Austin, Texas. He travel constantly, but most of the time can be found at the shop in Austin. He has created a gorgeous, cohesive series of tattooed gypsy ladies, inked and illustrated in his own traditional hand style.

Tattoos by Sylvie LS

Juxtapoz // Saturday, September 08, 2012
Sylvie LS works out of Unity Tattoo in Montreal where she brings bold and unique designs straight to skin. Animals, characters, and creatures make up most of her tattoo subjects, all filled with incredible detail and skill.

Satan is Waitin'

Tattoo // Friday, September 07, 2012
Gorgeously wicked ink by Fabio Gargiulo at South Ink tattoo shop. Fabio was born in Naples in 1981. He gained a passion for creativity thanks to his mother who graduated from Academy of Fine Arts, and continued painting at home. Fabio grew up visiting museums and art galleries and developed a strong liking for 'contemporary figurative art. He has been fascinated with tattoos from a young age and has grown to produce some heavy work of his own.

Nami's Skulls & Creatures

Tattoo // Friday, September 07, 2012
Tokyo based tattoo artist Nami of Three Tides Tattoo has an ink portfolio booming with designs full of skulls and snakes. Using mostly black ink with minimal color, Nami creates some incredible work you don't wanna miss checking out.

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