With all this popularity and being fashionable, tattoos can still be used as a means to oust and ridicule others as this disturbing piece of news about a 14-year-old boy having been forcefully tattooed (more) shows.
In other, more positive news:
Not the fresh news but since I’m still catching up due to my ISP’s problems… French Parliament voted to return Maori heads to New Zealand. It’s a complicated issue, of course, so let’s wait and see what turn the whole restoration thing will turn.
Old European tattoos on display in an article about ‘Skin,’ an exhibit of the 19th century tattoos.
In a similar vein, a review of ‘Marked – the Complete Season One.’
A Polish article about growing popularity of tattoos over here; let’s wait and see during the summer although it’s true that there are more and more tattoos visible in the streets.
Almost tradition by now – a small slideshow; this time it’s web-tech tattoos.