memento mori .. almost

Two important events this passing week: Ed Hardy: Tattoo the World DVD was launched on September 20 and the weekend inLondon is all about the famous tattoo convention (in this article Mo Copoletta is featured!)

Is it possible to outline the thousands of years of body art history in a few paragraphs? Obviously it is as it can be seen in this German article describing how body art changed from being a ritual to justa  trend.

Speaking of trends, another German one about ‘tattoo stockings’ which –I do admit – look quite nice in the pictures.

More female charm in an interesting slide show devoted to female tattoo artists.

Finally, a cautionary one: ‘what happens to skin art as we age?