Perseverance Tattoo Exhibit Video1: VMFA w/Kip Fulbeck

The title of the exhibition at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is derived the Japanese word gaman, loosely translated as “perseverance“—a word that has long been associated with tattooing in Japan. According to Takahiro Kitamura, curator of the exhibition, and Kip Fulbeck, exhibition creator, designer and photographer, perseverance is what

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts: “Perseverance”

Since 1936, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts has been dignified.Revered. Respectable. Timeless.As of May 29th, however, it’s going to look a little different. On May 29th, it’s getting 115 tattoos. And frankly, it’s about time. With the opening of Japanese Tattoo: Perseverance, Art, and Tradition (also known as Perseverance), Richmond’s most popular art form

P E R S E V E R A N C E

Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern WorldMARCH 8 - SEPTEMBER 14, 2014Source: www.janm.orgAbout the ExhibitionPerseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World explores the artistry of traditional Japanese tattoos along with its rich history and influence on modern tattoo practices in this groundbreaking photographic exhibition.As Japanese tattoos have moved into the

A Review on Jeff Gogue’s “tattoo as I see it”

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By Nicki Kasper"In that moment, I realized that instead of trying to be inspired, I was going to try to inspire people." I recently ordered two copies of Jeff Gogue's DVD, "tattoo as I see it"… Jeff is one of my closest and most genuine friends and I wanted to support

Body Tattoos By Shige

By MartinaSource: www.koikoikoi.comSHIGE (Shigenori Iwasaki) is a famous tattoo artist, born in 1970 in Hiroshima.After being a mechanic for Harley-Davidson in Yokohama, he taught himself how to tattoo since 1995 and pursues original Japanese Style with a traditional inspiration. [divider] *Shige is FEATURED in TAM#15 (along with Jeff

Tattoo Artist Magazine Digital Issues and Video Downloads Available

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Because you demanded it... Tattoo Artist Magazine is now available digitally! (To subscribers and professional tattooers ONLY.) We are proud to announce that we will be releasing the entire catalog of TAM for your mobile devices. The issues will be available exclusively through our TAM Pro Store. Each issue will