Tattoo

News of Zealand

Kiwi Singer Kelsy Karter Gets Harry Styles' Face Tattooed On Hers

The accuracy of the portrait is very much up for debate.
Zoe Madden-Smith
1.30.19
Culture

Ariana Grande Is Literally the Pokémon Eevee, so Her Tattoo Is Perfect

Sassy? Check. Flouncy (pony)tail? Check.
Nicole Clark
1.14.19
Culture

How Tattoos Saved These Indonesian Women from Sexual Slavery in World War II

A local marriage tradition in the island of Timor helped these women escape becoming comfort women during Japanese occupation.
Kathleen Malay
Rizky Rahad
1.11.19
Vice News Tonight

Russians are using prison tattoos to protest Putin’s inevitable reelection

Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny’s brother has become a tattoo icon in prison.
Alex Campbell
3.15.18
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People Show Us Their Terrible First Tattoos

"I wanted something I thought I would like for the rest of my life, so I decided to get a drawing of a vulva."
Iris Hoekstra
12.14.17
Inside Outsider

The Tattooist for the Yakuza Explains Why Tattoos Should Never Be Seen

"When something becomes a fashion, it isn’t fascinating anymore."
Mahmood Fazal
11.15.17
Inside Outsider

A Tense, Sake-Fuelled Afternoon With Japan's Yakuza

We talked police crackdowns and severed fingers with Japan's most famous underworld organisation.
Mahmood Fazal
8.31.17
Tattoo

'It's Transformative': Māori Women Talk About Their Sacred Chin Tattoos

Here's what it means to stamp your identity on your face.
Michelle Duff
7.27.17
Noisey News

Drake Has a Lil Wayne Tattoo Now, Obviously

Kind of surprised this didn't happen sooner to be honest.
Lauren O'Neill
7.25.17
Tattoo

NBA Fans Fly 36 Hours for These Hyper Realistic Tattoos of Their Idols

New Zealander Steve Butcher on how he gets the skin tributes so life-like.
Hussein Moses
5.11.17
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Remembering Amy Winehouse with the People Who Knew Her

I spoke to Henry Hate, her tattoo artist, and visited the Jewish Museum's new exhibition, 'Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait.'
Hannah Ewens
3.20.17
Tattoo

In Bizarre Display of Admiration, Area Man Gets Tom Brady's Face Tattooed On His Butt

Not entirely sure how it can be a sign of admiration to tattoo someone's face on your butt. Then again, I'm not the one with the tattoo.
Aaron Gordon
2.16.17
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