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Free the Amsterdam Tattoo Museum

The Amsterdam Tattoo Museum is the first museum that is totally dedicated to tattooing. It shows the world’s largest Tattoo collection, collected by Henk ‘Hanky Panky’ Schiffmacher. Right in the heart of the Red Light District Hanky Panky has been … Continue reading

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Czech Republic could elect First Tattooed President

Vladimir Franz, 53, is a Czech drama professor, a talented painter and a prolific opera and theater composer. But Franz wants to move out of the arts and into politics. If he can win his longshot bid to become president … Continue reading

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Arizona Supreme Court Rules that Tattoos are “Freedom of Expression”

Tattoos are a form of expression protected by the First Amendment, the Arizona Supreme Court has ruled in an opinion in favor of a couple who sought to open a tattooing business. The decision conflicts with other court decisions that … Continue reading

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Advocate Video features Connecticut Tattoo Artists

CT.com put together this video to compliment their “Connecticut Stories” series and featured Joe Capobianco and Christian Perez from Hope Gallery! The video was nicely shot – What do you think?

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2500 Year Old Princess Mummy Discovered with a Tattoo

This is crazy news! A Siberian princess buried in the permafrost in Russia for more than 2500 years and was recently discovered. When scientist Natalia Polosmak found the remains of ancient Princess Ukok close to Russia’s border with Mongolia and … Continue reading

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Man gets jail time and 200 lashes for tattooing women in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA — A Lebanese man nicknamed the “tattoo king” has been sentenced to one year in prison and 200 lashes in the conservative Muslim kingdom, a Saudi newspaper reported on Tuesday. “Investigations revealed the Lebanese had been practicing … Continue reading

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CNN asks, “How young is too young for a tattoo?”

CNN — Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s 11-year-old daughter, Willow, was recently given a tongue-lashing on social media after posting a picture of herself sporting a tongue piercing on Instagram. asapniceee: “She is too young for such a provocative piercing. Why … Continue reading

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