Tag: Tattoo

Tattoo art: The Mui Collection

The Mui Collection is thought to be the largest collection of original tattoo art by the world’s most accomplished tattoo artists. It’s up for auction at Guernsey’s in New York this week. (Above: Mixed media on paper, board mounted, 26X17 by American icon Bob Roberts, who started out […]

Sculpture: Tattooed Ballet Arms

Korean artist Min Jeong Seo molded these porcelain cast sculptures from the arms of professional ballet dancers. The pocelain arms in dancing position are painted with japanese Yakuza-style tattoo patterns. In the combination the two contrasting cliches open each other up. Like a real tattoo that lies under […]