Through the lens of a black and white video that mirrors the visceral figurative style of Jun Cha, filmmaker Santiago Arbelaez followed the LA-based artist during his 14-day pop-up tattoo studio in Paris. Expanding Cha’s ongoing investigation to fuse classical inspirations within the modern medium of tattooing, the artist challenges traditional concepts of the creative process and continues the dialogue between art history and fine line Black and Grey which has been a constant evolving theme in his work.
Los Angeles-based tattoo artist Jun Cha in an in-depth feature for Hypebeast TV. Directed by Willie T.
Previous: Portraits by Jun Cha
Tattoo artist Jun Cha created a series of oil paintings in honor of some of the forefathers and pioneers of his career. The tribute contains portraits of tattoo legends Baby Ray, Mister Cartoon, Jose Lopez, Brian Everett and Jack Rudy.
Continue reading to see all of the portraits and some of Jun’s incredible tattoo work. I also included a video profile on Jun done by Syndicated.