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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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Last year we featured the work Rob Borbas and his UNREAL tattoos. A year later, we are featuring him again because has continued to create some of the most amazingly evil tattoos we have ever seen. Check out what I wrote last year, but also peep his new work which

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Body of Reverbs is an installation that unites sound and tattoos in one vibrant experience. The practice is research on the connection between space, body and sound. The tattoo machine is a real musical instrument that translates the vibrations of the needle on the skin into a sound. The pain

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The CVLT Nation instagram feed is saturated with tattoo artists – it’s become our go to place for finding amazing artists who specialize in human skin. I have nothing against traditional tattoo styles, but my personal preference is for artists who bring a unique perspective to tattoo art; something that

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Deep, rich shading; subtly nuanced dotwork; entrancing curves that breathe three-dimensional life into the designs; exquisite detail – these phrases define the flawless style of Kelly Violet, currently one of Europe’s most outstanding tattoo artists. For more than fifteen years, she has brought her unique vision to her art. Kelly

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