NYBodyArt may be a New York-based publication largely featuring New York subjects, artists, and their oeuvre, but our content is also inspired from across the US. In fact, we take such pride in our domain that we are occasionally reluctant to cover a particular subject or person, simply because we feel our audience would appreciate the local content. That said, it takes a particularly outstanding individual or action to impel our attentions internationally.
The world can mourn the loss of a snowboarding instructor whilst rejoicing at its gain of an awesome tattooer. We’re glad Betty found her true calling as a tattoo artist . As a tattoo collector, you might browse through artist flash looking for a style of tattoo that seems to be the given artist’s forte, but we think Betty takes pride in confusing us by subscribing to no identifiable genre. Discovering her talents in her
NY Body Art recently had the pleasure of talking with the uber-talented, João Paulo Rodrigues. From Rio de Janeiro and currently rocking New York’s tattoo scene with his amazing work, Brooklynite Rodrigues’ talent has had us buzzing for a while. You always know when you’re looking at a João Paulo Rodrigues piece. His work is consistently amazingly detailed, vibrant and flows beautifully on his subjects’ bodies. Regularly on tour, sharing his
Evan Seinfeld puts all other “rock stars” to shame. He not only looks the part, with his impressive tattoo collection, but he lives the part everyday. He has left a permanent mark on the hardcore metal scene, having sold more than 5 million albums with his band Biohazard . His success story doesn’t end with music, as he also boasts impressive success in the porn industry , on both the performance and management end. We recently
If only the daily news pages were filled with more positive stories like the one of Wild Bill’s Tattoo charity tattoo-a-thon that took place over the weekend. In total $15,500 in charity funds were raised by profits gained from tattooing and piercing close to 100 clients in the space of a regular business day. The Roseville, California studio, owned Bill Hill also sold merchandise and gift certificates to raise funds for UC Davis