body art

Culture

Photos That Celebrate Being South Asian and Queer

Henna collective Huq That is queering and modernizing the ancient body art.
Sara Radin
1.14.19
Tattoos

People Share the Tattoos They Got to Heal From Sexual Assault

'I just needed to feel something because I was so numb all the time.’
Manisha Krishnan
7.6.17
feminist art

By Painting Boobs on Boobs, This Artist Subverts Instagram's Anti-Woman Censorship

Freeing the nipple with Barcelona-based artist Claudia Sahuquillo.
Kelsey Lannin
3.9.17
Comics!

[NSFW] Voluptuous 'Thicc' Goddesses Get Their Due in REEG's Illustrations

The London-based artist exclusively draws and cherishes one thing: curvy women.
TCP Staff
2.8.17
Art

F*ck Contouring, We Just Want More of This Magical Hogwarts Body Art

Makeup and special effects aesthete Georgina Ryland keeps the fantasy and the artistry close to her heart.
Diana Shi
1.28.17
Art

An Artist Put Wax Butts Around Miami to Expose Everyday Sexual Harassment in Public Places

Allison Bouganim's guerilla "butt intervention" highlights everyday hotbeds for sexual harassment.
Andrew Nunes
1.23.17
CHEFS

This Book Documents the Tattoos of America's Best Chefs

Danny Bowien, Jamie Bissonnette, Dominique Crenn, and others open up about their body art in the recently published Knives & Ink: Chefs and the Stories Behind Their Tattoos.
Marta Bausells
1.11.17
Art

Monstrous Little Balls of Flesh Become Gruesome Sculptures

This series of fleshy and freakish abstract sculptures illustrate the wonder and terror of the human body.
Diana Shi
11.26.16
Stuff

People with Facial Scarification Explain Why They Got It Done

The process involves cutting out skin using a scalpel, before rubbing the open wounds with peroxide or lemon juice. Unsurprisingly, it's incredibly painful, so people normally have a good reason for going through the agony.
Lulu Kadhim
11.18.16
Art

Hyperrealistic Body Paintings Blend into Iconic Landmarks

Artist Trina Merry reworks the nude to explore a spectrum of cultural and political issues.
Andrew Nunes
10.22.16
Art

Waiter, They're Shooting Porn in My Dad's Moustache

The hot new site for miniature dioramas? Dad's upper lip.
Diana Shi
10.17.16
Art

We Asked Tattoo Artists for the Lowdown on Modern Ink

"I hate that it's called a tramp stamp," and other things tattoo artists won't normally tell you.
Taylor Lindsay
10.16.16
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