Shot by Estevan Oriol
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Story and photos by Mitch Gurowitz
My trip to the Joshua Liner Gallery for the opening of Shawn Barber’s Memoir: The Tattooed Portraits Series was yet another door opening into another world for me. I went there to view the work of a fine artist who specializes in painting tattooers and tattooed
Interview By Gene Coffey
Gene Coffey: There are a lot of people in Europe now that do your style.
Noon: Well, not really my style.
They’re definitely influenced by your style though...
Yes, they’re influenced. There are some people that try to make copies every time. Like Bugs has been copied a lot, or
Interview Excerpt from TAM#30 By Kore Flatmo
...Kore Flatmo: Were you making art that whole time? Or did you put it on the shelf?
Shawn Barber: Yes. I was always drawing comics. Doing murals on friends’ walls, posters for friends’ music shows and album artwork. I got my first tattoo at 16,