Tattooing

Black Women Making History

The Artist Taking Black Female Tattooers on the Road

An interview with Detroit tattoo artist Lorri "Lady L" Thomas, the founder of the Ladies of Ink Tour.
Emerson Rosenthal
3.6.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Inside a Brutal, Violent Tattoo Collective

On today's episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast,' we discuss a group of tattoo artists who care more about pain than a finished product.
VICE Staff
11.22.17
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
11.21.17
Tattoos

These Miyazaki and Adventure Time Tattoos Are Rainbow Magic

Montreal-based David Côté’s surreal tattoos are colorful and crisp.
Francesca Capossela
7.2.17
Tattoos

Inside the Illegal Subculture of Female Korean Tattoo Artists

Although tattooing is banned in South Korea, these brave women sacrifice safety for art.
Tim Chan
6.13.17
Tattoos

Geometric Animal Tattoos Come to Life in Sweden

Oskar blends multiple styles while inking together everything from nature to his love for old school western tattoos.
Sean Neumann
5.31.17
Tattoos

Tattooed Skin Shows Off at a Design Museum in Portugal

Lisbon's MUDE exhibits sheets of human skin and old tattoo designs from 20th century outcasts.
Dyllan Furness
5.27.17
Tattoos

How Paradise Went from Prison-Style to Professional Ink

Rene O’Donnell Gibson, a.k.a. Paradise, started tattooing seriously thanks to Instagram.
Mikelle Street
5.26.17
Tattooing

I Want to Become the Most Tattooed Woman in the World

"I'm working to fill every corner of my body with ink, but lately I've been thinking that my face looks a bit overcrowded."
Anna Álvarez Ortega
5.15.17
Tattooing

I Got a Tattoo at an Art Show and I Liked It

23 artists put their skills towards making tattoo flash sheets for the 'Flash Me' art show in Brooklyn.
Emerson Rosenthal
2.16.17
Creators

I Got a Tattoo at an Art Show and I Liked It

23 artists put their skills towards making tattoo flash sheets for the 'Flash Me' art show in Brooklyn.
Emerson Rosenthal
2.16.17
Comics!

'Old Skin,' Today's Comic by Marlene Krause

An old lady wants a tattoo of her house but the tattooist says noooooooo in this comic by Marlene Krause.
Marlene Krause
1.10.17
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