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Someone told me yesterday morning that after years of working at a tattoo shop and having professional artists ink their body, they had decided to get more “shitty punk tattoos.” Just to balance things out. So, if you are reading this, homie, I have some inspiration for your next few

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I love black work tattoos, but the Brutal Black project takes black work to the next level. I am not joking when I say this is extreme tattooing with extreme amounts of pain. Check out this new Vice documentary “The Brutal Tattoo Ritual Built on Pain” that breaks down this rad

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Alex Matus is a traveling tattoo artist who is marking people with her stunning, dreamy, cosmic artwork as she makes her way around the continent in her van. Her inspiration is equal parts desert shaman and Judas Priest, making for a heady mix of psychedelic and raw power. She works

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I don’t even know where to start when it comes to the blackwork tattoos done by Strange Dust. His work blows me away every time – the contrast, the movement, the sense of foreboding. Co-owner of Black Horns Tattoo in Lyon, France, Strange Dust aka Florian is a master of

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“Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.” This quote from Egyptian philosopher Plotinus comes to my mind when I look at the work of Italian tattooist Ruco. He free hands the most beautiful and wild blackwork tattoos, imagery that looks straight out of a medieval manuscript. Beasts, demons

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One of the greatest gifts of doing CVLT Nation are the relationships we get to build with creative people from all over the world, all while exploring our passions. Both Meghan and I are really into Black Work Tattoos and we recently opened up our home to CJ, aka xcjxtattooer, a

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