'It Was All Friends Willing to Give Me Their Skin': How Tattoo Artist Cuck Norris Took Off With No Apprenticeship
The self-taught Pōneke based artist talks to VICE about his humble origins and haunting designs.
From permanent jewellery for people who couldn’t afford it to markers of social status, the India Ink Archive is documenting the country’s rich history of indigenous tattoo traditions.
Hassan Nourdine won Italy’s super-featherweight boxing title after repeatedly punching a guy with Nazi tattoos in the face.
Roberto Minuta unwittingly poured his heart out to an off-duty FBI agent who’d stopped by for an appointment, according to court documents.
His team “strongly denied” the allegations.
Legendary Dutch tattooist Henk Schiffmacher has spent decades collecting priceless memorabilia from his industry.
Drivers in the northwestern Chinese city of Lanzhou who are already inked are expected to surgically remove their body art.
Body art in Japan has been negatively linked to crime syndicate culture, but mindsets could be slowly changing.
And no, you’re not reclaiming the swastika.
The 90s had barbed wire armbands and lower back tribal designs, but the pseudo-ironic finger mustache was the most iconic ink of the aughts.