Subculture Adoption

Tattoo culture rises from taboo into mainstream cultural fascination
Implications - Tattoo artists were once only revered by the subcultures who required their services. With the rising acceptance of tattoo culture, these artists are at last being recognized by the mainstream. Some are even elevated to celebrity status, with the same access to cross-industry entrepreneurial ventures.
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Tattoo Artists as Novelists - Kat Von D Out Promoting New Book "High Voltage Tattoo"
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Viral 94,470 Clicks Pub: Mar 8, 09
Tattoo Artists as Novelists
Kat Von D Out Promoting New Book "High Voltage Tattoo"
Tattoo art icon Kat Von D has been out and about signing copies of her newest book “High Voltage Tattoo." Kat has of course gained fame from starring on TLC’s "L.A. Ink" reality show. The book, which… [More]
Tattoos as Hair - The London Tattoo Convention 2009 Brings Out Some Interesting Artwork
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V. Hot 50,871 Clicks Pub: Oct 1, 09
Tattoos as Hair
The London Tattoo Convention 2009 Brings Out Some Interesting Artwork
For those poor, unfortunate souls unable to grow a head of hair, or even those who shave theirs off by choice, there is another, more permanent option other than the toupee that was touted around the London… [More]
Tattoo Culture TV Shows - Lars Krutak Travels the World for Discovery's 'The Tattoo Hunter'
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V. Hot 36,567 Clicks Pub: Jun 21, 09
Tattoo Culture TV Shows
Lars Krutak Travels the World for Discovery's 'The Tattoo Hunter'
I recently found a great article about Lars Krutak and the Discovery Channel's new series 'The Tattoo Hunter' in Wildcat's Expand Magazine. Lars Krutak is a tattoo anthropologist; in 'The Tattoo Hunter,'… [More]
Inking Grandmas - Colin Dale and Karen Fredso Prove That Tattoos are for Everyone
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Warm 28,356 Clicks Pub: Jul 27, 09
Inking Grandmas
Colin Dale and Karen Fredso Prove That Tattoos are for Everyone
Although tattooing someone’s hands and face is illegal in Denmark, tattoo artist Colin Dale could not resist fulfilling the birthday wish of Karen Fredso. Karen is 103 years of age and to celebrate, she… [More]
Tattoo Inspired Makeup - Kat Von D Promotes Badass Cosmetics For Sephora
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Warm 21,804 Clicks Pub: Feb 16, 09
Tattoo Inspired Makeup
Kat Von D Promotes Badass Cosmetics For Sephora
Likely the best known tattoo artist in the world, Kat Von D, has extended her range of cosmetics for Sephora. Products such as the Concealer Tattoo not only mask any tattoo, but they are also very good… [More]
Free Tattoos for Athletes - Vancouver Tat Artist Offers Free Ink for 2010 Olympic Medalists
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Warm 10,177 Clicks Pub: Jan 7, 09
Free Tattoos for Athletes
Vancouver Tat Artist Offers Free Ink for 2010 Olympic Medalists
A Vancouver-based tattoo artist is such a big fan of the Olympics that he's offering free ink for any Olympian who scores a medal in 2010. "Thomas Lockhart, of West Coast Tattoo in Vancouver, has designed… [More]
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