*NEW* Amsterdam Tattoo Museum Update

By ATM/Blue Bone crew The situation of the museum is still very complicated. The woman who was supposed to be our financier is bankrupt and there's a curator now in the museum and they're still figuring out who owns what. In the meantime we still cannot enter the museum or take the

Amsterdam Tattoo Museum Update: New Pop-Up Gallery Location

Statement from Henk Schiffmacher: Patience my friends, patience... “Patience? If I wanted any patience I would have become a fucking doctor” my old friend, Vancouver’s most notorious tattoo friend, used to say. But nevertheless, hang in there: we are on our way. We negotiate, send letters, get mails, threats, fooled and cheated and

Amsterdam Tattoo Museum Update

Statement from Henk Schiffmacher: What's up at this very moment? We still have no access to the collection. There are no artists working in the museum, and the shop is declared a no-go area for the tattoo world. A small group of big shots out of the real museum world and

TAM EXCLUSIVE: Henk Schiffmacher Talks About Amsterdam Tattoo Museum Crisis (VIDEO)

[vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/54329488 w=590&h=415] What happened at the Amsterdam Tattoo Museum? Explained by Henk Schiffmacher from Amsterdam Tattoo Museum on Vimeo. Official Statement from the Amsterdam Tattoo Museum: Dear comrades! First of all we are overwhelmed by the support we're receiving from all over the world! We can't thank you enough. Here's a little history

News: SAVE THE AMSTERDAM TATTOO MUSEUM

Official Statement from the Amsterdam Tattoo Museum: Comrades at arms! It is been overwhelming, we’re blown away by the enormous support we’ve had the last 24 hours. Never before in my whole history as a tattoo artist I’ve come across such an enormous exposition of positive energy. Reactions worldwide, tweets and retweets, pictures

Adventures in Amsterdam (Part II)

By johndotcom We hit the ground running yesterday and before I even knew what was happening I was staring at some of the most amazing pieces of classical art in the world! Danny [Dringenberg] knows more about Amsterdam than most Dutch people... It blows my mind! Dan said, "You wanna go

Adventures in Amsterdam (Part I)

By johndotcom Where do I begin... How do I begin? My thoughts are an amalgamation of jet lag, exhaustion and amazement. I don't think I can describe with accuracy how incredible Amsterdam is after the first day. Thank god I took pictures! I'm staring out of Danny Dringenberg's apartment window, the

JTG: The South American Experience

By JTG So I just left Buenos Aires after being there for a month-and-a-half or something like this... The guys from Welldone Tattoo and I started a really tough gang, this is our first group shot. We are tougher than leather...  10772

JTG: On the Road in Amsterdam and Beyond

By JTG After my time at Royal Tattoo in Denmark I headed to Amsterdam and The Amsterdam Tattoo Museum just a week before Christmas. Amsterdam is that city where for the first time in my life I felt like I could have died from partying. This was years ago: I remember

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