Ink

Tattoos

This Tattoo Artist Inks Whatever He Wants on His Clients

Hundreds of people from around the world have trusted Monty Richthofen to pick whatever tattoo he thinks best represents them.
Tim Geyer
6.27.18
VERY BAD DECISIONS

We Asked Some People to 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
Rites of passage

The Tattoo Artists Who Care More About Pain Than a Finished Product

The artists behind the Brutal Black Project hold excruciating, hours-long tattooing sessions for clients brave enough to get work they know is going to hurt.
VICE Staff
11.22.17
POP CULTURE

We Asked Tattoo Artists About the Weirdest Pop Culture Ink They’ve Done

“There was this one woman who was obsessed with Enrique Iglesias...so she came and got his signature tattooed across her arm.”
Ebony-Renee Baker
8.8.17
Tattoos

Tattooing a Dead Friend’s Ashes on Your Body Is the Ultimate Tribute

"She wanted to be remembered as beautiful, and for me, this was the way I wanted to remember her."
Beca Grimm
2.15.17
Tattoos

This Tattoo Parlour Is Covering Up Racist Tattoos for Free

"Sometimes people make bad choices, and sometimes people change," Southside Tattoo's owner said.
Brian Moylan
2.2.17
Art

Japanese Artist Spends 3+ Years Drawing Massive, Incredibly Detailed Tsunami

Three years, three months, and 12 days later, Manabu Ikeda's 'Rebirth,' is nothing short of epic.
Beckett Mufson
1.5.17
Art

Are These Giant Chaotic Illustrations Predicting Natural Disasters?

Prolific artist Manabu Ikeda told us about his work, and shared a glimpse of his current—and largest ever—illustration in-progress.
Beckett Mufson
12.26.16
Art

Why One Artist Tattoos Bittersweet Ink on Fruit

Sought-after tattoo artist Amanda Wachob applies her art to various surfaces for different reasons.
Andrew Salomone
12.12.16
Art

In Pencil and Ink, an Engineer Runs Wild | Monday Insta Illustrator

Pavel Nazim lampoons social media and Russian politics in intricate monochromatic drawings.
Beckett Mufson
12.12.16
Art

Enter This Surreal World of Tattoo Line Work

Monty Python and Dali collide with tattoo guns.
Mike Steyels
12.10.16
Film

Ink in Water, or a Star Going Supernova?

Filmmaker Thomas Vanz shoots the most epic of cosmic events inside an aquarium.
Kevin Holmes
11.16.16
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