I was born in prison and I’ll die in prison…
Russian Prison Tattoo Art
Between 1948 and 1986, during his career as a prison guard, Danzig Baldaev made over 3,000 drawings of...
Tattoos Reign Supreme!
It’s been said that you should not get band tattoos…Well, check all of these humans who have shown...
CVLT Nation Presents
Ink, Blood and Spirit
The Life of Little Swastika Documentary
When filmmaker Claudio Marino asked us to sponsor his beautiful documentary about legendary tattoo artist Little Swastika, Ink,...
Forever Young… Star Wars Tattoos
Some “fandoms” seem a little strange to me – like Supernatural or Sherlock – whereas others seem totally...
DEAD SKIN, NEW ART:
Polish Prison Tattoos Preserved
Presenting an alternative view on social issues such as exclusion, crime and punishment, Polish artist Katarzyna Mirczak has...
Marked For Death:
MS-13 & 18th Street Tattoos
I grew up around the gangs of Los Angeles, and I have seen them change over time into...
Marked by the Underworld
Russian Prison Tattoo
Documentary Now Showing
Russian prison tattoos are a dark world unto themselves, one that is really only understood by the people...
CVLT Nation’s Top 6
Art Posts of 2013
This year we have an interesting collection of art posts for the Top 6 of 2013 in the...
Nipple Grafting and Tongue Tattooing…
Extreme Body Modifications
OK, so tattoos and piercings have become so mainstream at this point, staying tattoo-free is the new “alternative.”...
Artist to Artist Interviews
Mark Riddick vs. Daniel Corcuera
For a couple of months now, two of our favorite illustrators have been working on a special interview...
13 Unreal Tattoo Artists And
Their Incredible Art on Flesh
Check this out – 13 tattoo artists from around the world whose work is so sick it makes...
Fuck Yeah YAKUZA
Body Art & Missing Fingers
Tokyo is one of my favorite places in the world – I always feel like I’m high on...
I Don’t Give a Fuck
Bad Tattoos Part III
Being a Friday, I felt the need to put together a post that would make me laugh hysterically...
Flesh & Metal: Rolf Buchholz
The Most Pierced Man In The World
Check this dude out – Rolf Buchholz is the most pierced man in the world. He has 453...
Sailors and Pirate Queens…
Antique Tattoo Photography
OK, I guess it’s “Tattoo Week” at CVLT Nation, because I found some sick old-timey photos of our...
Favorite Tumblr Right Now:
Hold on, wait a minute…I can not stop gazing at these amazing tattoos that look as realistic as...