Tattoo

Culture

Tattoo Artist Don Ed Hardy on the Evolution of Tattoo Art in America

We met the legendary artist for a chat about his prominent role in the history of tattoo art.
VICE On All 4
Catherine LaSota
4.30.19
Essays

Ariana Grande's 'thank u, next' Is a Real "Small Charcoal Grill" of an Album

'thank u, next' is the reality of looking at your palm and realising you tattooed “Japanese BBQ fingers” instead of “7 Rings.”
Kristin Corry
2.13.19
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
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 from becoming comfort women during Japanese occupation.
Kathleen Malay
Rizky Rahad
1.11.19
Australia Today

Aussie Cops Aren’t Happy about Having to Cover up Their Tattoos

Australian Federal Police officers are outraged over new dress codes requiring them to cover their tattoos, claiming that "Aussie Bogan" is their religion.
Gavin Butler
9.19.18
News

All the News You Need to Read This Morning

Apparently you shouldn't get a tattoo if you have a weakened immune system.
VICE Staff
6.19.18
Tattoos

Here's How to Make Your Own Tattoo Machine

We're not saying you should, but if you're so inclined, here are a few tips.
Stefano Santangelo
5.1.18
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
Inside Outsider

The Yakuza's Favourite Tattooist Explains Why Tattoos Should Never Be Seen

"When something becomes a fashion, it isn’t fascinating any more."
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
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