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‘Tattooed New York’: Mohawk Chiefs, Bowery Denizens, Inking Artists

Publisher: 
New York Times
Date: 
February 2, 2017
New Yorkers, who live in a world shaped by advertising, are suckers for self-transformation. In a choice between changing the body and changing the mind, changing the body is easier. And the easiest feature to change is skin, a blank canvas just waiting to be colored, stained or drawn on. That’s what we see happening repeatedly, imaginatively and pretty much permanently in Tattooed New York, a tightly packed survey of epidermal art opening on Friday at the New-York Historical Society. Read more…
Creative: Tronvig Group