*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

Taki and Molly Kitamura: Joshua David

By Molly and Takahiro "Horitaka" Kitamura  Josh David is one of the most good-hearted guys you’ll ever meet. And his tattoos ain’t too bad either, hee-hee! Having just moved to California from Ohio, he is building up a wide clientele by working at two remarkable shops, Garage Ink in Napa Valley

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