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As far as tattoo shops go, Williamsburg’s Saved Tattoo is about as famous as you can get. Many associate that fame with its founder, Scott Campbell, who has inked Heath Ledger, Sting and Courtney Love, among others, and is married to actress Lake Bell. But for some of the city’s top feminist writers, it’s co-owner […]

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GueT Deep‘s video of tattooing in slow motion demonstrates that the process is both more sensual and more creepy than we can see with our normal-motion eyes. See the needle punch in and out of skin, as it undulates in fleshy waves, the still-wet ink shining through. The sounds at this level are on par […]

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Why can’t this perfectly normal lookin’ fella hitch a ride? That must have hurt. No, that must have really hurt. Artists Tony Weingartner und Chifumi are travelling around the world, documenting their spontaneous happenings along the way in a series dubbed Radical Drift. So, here they are on the side of the road, begging with their thumbs up. Each time they’re passed by […]

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Iraqi-American artist Wafaa Bilal will tribute the 105,000 “…and Counting” casualties of “operation Iraqi Freedom” by tattooing them on his skin in a 24-hour performance action at Elizabeth Foundation of the Arts next week. […]

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There’s a growing population of art school graduates turning tattoo artists. Finally, someone I might entrust turning me into the Indie Rock Coloring Book… for… charity… While not as lucrative of an art career tweak as one would imagine, what with the long apprenticeships and investment costs and all, going into ink is nifty enough […]

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