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.
Meet the Italian Artists Inking Museum-Worthy Tattoos
Venetian lace and Victorian jewelry inspire the works of Marco Manzo and Francesca Boni.
A South Korean Artist Is Breaking Taboos with Flower Tattoos
The ink of South Korea’s Zihwa is feminine—with a purpose.
Traditional Asian Ink Paired with Cartoon Lines Create Larger-than-Life Comic Worlds
Korean comic artist Kim Jung Gi breaks out of the panel and into large scale illustrations.