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“Tattoo is not art” Although this is no longer the caption line on Valerio Cancellier’s Instagram profile, it was when I started wondering about this article. And, to be honest, I found those four words far more meaningful and explanatory than anything I saw or read about Brutal Black Project

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I write this with no judgement at all, because who am I to judge? I remember the first time I saw the Modern Primitive book in the 80’s – I was pretty blown away. Now in 2018, body modification is a part of everyday life in some places. Extreme Mods

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For the first time in modern western history, women have surpassed men in the tattoo department. It’s estimated that today 23% of American women have tattoos, compared to 19% of men. For my generation, this isn’t really shocking news – pretty much every woman I know has at least one

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The more you ignore him the closer he gets. The Smiths’ influence on the indie rock of today is undeniable, yet when it comes to their controversial front man Morrissey he is either vilified or canonized. There are few casual fans of Morrissey’s solo career. Morrissey fans are possessed by

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I grew up around the gangs of Los Angeles, and I have seen them change over time into something way more scary than what I remember. Two gangs from Southern California that have been on some next level madness are MS-13 and 18th St – both of these gangs are

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There’s not much left to tattoo on the frontier of the human body…ok, let’s be real – there’s no frontier left. Everything has been imbued with ink by somebody. But one area that I have a love/hate relationship with are scalp and head tattoos. When a head is beautifully tattooed, it

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