For the Record: The Rose Tattoo by Tennessee Williams

Courtesy of Tattoo Archive: Thomas Lanier Williams was born March 26 1911 in Columbus Mississippi to the son of a shoe salesman. He studied at the University of Missouri, Washington University in St. Louis and graduated from the University of Iowa in 1938. In 1939 he moved to New Orleans.

Sacred Gallery NYC Presents: The “Velvet” Underground

Courtesy of Sacred Gallery NYC: An exhibition where some of the best underground artists take their skills back to when velvet paintings ruled the airwaves. From zombie Jesus to black light panthers. These artists will take you on a journey you wont soon forget. Join us, Thursday, March 8th 2012 from 8-11pm

Phil Kyle: From Brighton to Milan and Back… Part II

By Phil Kyle So a few days later it's off to Milan tattoo convention... The 17th edition, already! This is another one of my favorite convention because you get to see everyone and yet again... another great time. This convention is always packed with kick-ass artists, the attendance is unreal and it's placed

Phil Kyle: From Brighton to Milan and Back… Part I (VIDEO)

By Phil Kyle So I got to Brighton on the 26th of February.  The day after was the Magnum Opus pre-tattoo convention party. There was a shit-ton to do in that short time.Had to haul my drum set over to the Prince Albert where the party was..had to pack for the

Kris Richter: Beyond The Ink

By Kris Richter My artist, B.J. Nigh, talked me into getting my first tattoo. I liked it, so I went back. I liked it again, so I went back again. The next time I went in, he suggested a new tattoo..."Skull flowers!", he greeted me as I approached his station

Molly Skobba: Pacific Soul Tattoo

By Molly Skobba Man, Pacific Soul has it all: personality, style and most of all talent. Steve and Paulo can tattoo everything from American traditional to Japanese to what they’re most famous for, their Polynesian tattoos. in addition, they’re located two blocks from Ala Moana beach in Honolulu, Hawaii... 9245

Checker Demon Press: Dragons/Dragoes: By Mauricio

Courtsey of Checker Demon Press Checker Demon Press is proud to annonuce the publishing of Dragons/Dragoes: By Mauricio Hardcover book 340mm x 240mm printed on high quality paper. Limited to 1,000 copies. The book contains 80 pages of amazing black and white dragons in various mediums. Forewards by the Dutchman and Luke

Chicago Tattoo Company: Donations for Rudy Carrillo

By Nick Colella A good friend and coworker at Chicago Tattoo Company, Rudy Carrillo was hit by a car a few days ago while riding his bike home, Rudy has no insurance and two daughters to take care of. He has a broken mandible and is seeing a plastic surgeon today

Still Life Tattoo and The Pretty Pretty Collective Present: Everything Went Black

By Tim Shelton Everything Went Black: An Artist Tribute to Black Flag, presented by Still Life Tattoo on March 10th, 2012... 9184

Last Rites Art Gallery: Art Fusion for The International Child Art Foundation

Courtsey of Last Rites Art Gallery About The Project Believing that creativity is a vital force for all of humanity, Last Rites Gallery supports ICAF in funding art programs for children across the world. Last Rites owner, Paul Booth, has raised thousands of dollars for ICAF since his first involvement with them

Amsterdam Tattoo Museum

"The Book of Lucky” by Lucky Bastard In the beginning there was the Red Light... In 1998, I took my first trip to Amsterdam to try and sit-in at the infamous Hanky Panky Tattoo. I was told by others that had worked for Hanky (Henk Schiffmacher) that it was not possible

The First World Wide Traveling Tattoo Conference Giveaway

By Gabe Ripley To have a chance to win a free ticket to the World Wide Tattoo Conference, please click the link below and fill out form. Winners will be chosen at the start of next week: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dENTeUV2QTJfdE1VMXBOMWo0S1JOclE6MQ Six of the world's most famous tattoo artists will gather together in the Chicago area

Jay Brown: The Rosini Award and The Ink Travelers Tattoo Convention

By Jay Brown Every tattooer says, “I wanna tattoo till the day I die!” But only a few have done it, and only one that I know of has actually tattooed the day he died at a tattoo convention. To honor this man an award was created, and now 10 years

For the Record: Prof. James S. Fraser

Courtesy of Tattoo Archive: Sometimes all it takes is just one image to set you off on a historical voyage. A few months ago, Mr. Grez from King Avenue Tattoo e-mailed me looking for help in identifying an old-time tattooist. Mr. Grez had a beautifully painted sheet of flash with a

Molly Skobba: Beau Brady Visits State of Grace Tattoo

By Molly Skobba  Beau Brady is rad. He is known not only for his killer tattoos, but also for his warm and open personality. Taki and I had the opportunity to hang out with Beau for a week. Beau is originally from Arizona but works at Fun City Tattoo in Manhattan