The next Tattoo Age series is about Thom deVita. Thom is an artist on many levels, and tattooing is just one of the ways he expresses himself. He began tattooing in New York City in the late 60s, when the practice was illegal. In this episode, which starts on November 21, we will hear from Don Ed Hardy, Nick Bubash, Scott Harrison, John Wyatt, Angelo Scotto, Bubba Reeves, and Robert Ryan, as we try to tell the epic story of Thom deVita, the artist.
Inkarnation is a confession of faith coming to life. Inkarnation is different. Inkarnation features selected premium photography from international top notch photographers. Artists, pin-ups, musicians and people with attitude. No ordinary tattoo stuff from stars to hearts.. inkarnation is about love and passion for the tattoo, combined with attitude and rockâ€™n’roll lifestyle. Unique tattoos of individuals, who love their lives as colorful as their tattoos. Thatâ€™s why the coffee-table book covered in black-leather looks like a book of prayers.
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Episode 2 of the Mutsuo Tattoo Age Series by Vice.
“In this episode of Tattoo Age we delve into the history of Three Tides Tattoo. We hear from Mutsuo, Chris Garver, and Masa Sakamoto, as they give us insight into how western-style tattooing gained ground in Japan after the 1999 Tokyo Convention. We also hear about all the guest artists who have contributed to making Mutsuo the artist he is today.”
Episode 1 of the Mutsuo Tattoo Age Series by Vice.
This series revolves around an artist named Mutsuo who tattoos at the world-famous Three Tides Tattoo in Osaka, Japan. Mutsuo went from being one of the shop’s first customers to its first apprentice, and now he is considered its most senior tattoo artist. He learned the trade from all the American tattoo masters who visited Three Tides, and got what Chris Garver calls â€śa 90s-style tattoo education.â€ť
Episode 2 of the Valerie Vargas Tattoo Age Series by Vice.
In the second installment of the Valerie Vargas episode, Vice takes a closer look at Frith Street, the tattoo parlor where she works, and its owner, Dante DiMassa. Valerie also gives us insight into her development as a tattooer and why London will be her home base for the foreseeable future.