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.

Skin: Is Tattoo Culture High Art? Video

Tattoo // Wednesday, November 09, 2011
This should be an interesting film: Skin, where director Ryan Hope has made a stylistic production to examine tattoo art and culture as "high art." The film "tests the boundaries of art and the human body," and gathers interviews with Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons and Raymond Pettibon about to look at the evolving genre.

Art Is Forever: A Tattoo Project in Portland

Tattoo // Monday, November 07, 2011
Art is Forever is a project by cultural creative, Jason Sturgill, which attempts to foster a more meaningful connection between the art museum and its visitors. Several Portland artists have been selected and given the opportunity to create illustrations inspired by their visits to the Portland Art Museum.

Dr. Lakra @ Museo de la Ciudad de México

Tattoo // Tuesday, November 01, 2011
Dr Lakra, cover artist of our August 2010 issue, will be having a museum exhibition at the Museo de la Ciudad de México in Mexico City beginning December 7, 2011. After a museum retrospective at the Boston ICA in the summer of 2010, the critically acclaimed artist will be showcasing works never-before-seen in Mexico City.

Zombie Boy, Uncovered

Tattoo // Sunday, October 30, 2011
The most tattooed man in the world, Rick Genest also known as Zombie Boy goes through a reverse transformation is absolutely stunning with the magic of full, flesh coverage.

Don Ed Hardy @ Rena Bransten Gallery

Tattoo // Friday, October 28, 2011
We recently stopped by the new exhibition of our June 2011 cover artist, Don Ed Hardy, a new series of sculptures and paintings on display at Rena Bransten Gallery in San Francisco. The show evolved from Hardy's goal of making two thousand dragons with no preplanned composition to explore pure abstract elements along with recognizable forms.

The Tattoo Work of Lango

Tattoo // Tuesday, October 18, 2011
We spend over 12 pages in the Pushead curated November 2011 issue showcasing the street works of San Francisco-based Lango, but the artist is also a talented tattoo artist working at Grime's shop, Skull & Sword in SF. Here is a look at some of the tattoo works of Lango.

Tattoos by Sweden's Peter Lagergren

Tattoo // Monday, October 17, 2011
Sometimes you just want to see a highly-skilled, traditional tattoo artist, and Malmö, Sweden's Peter Lagergren is one of those talents. There is so much good stuff coming out of Scandinavia right now in the arts, and Langergren's tattoo work is just another example.


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