Afternoon Tea Break

It’s Friday, so we’re treating you to a beautiful tattoo and a stunning piece of art: think of it as a hamper for the soul, albeit more of a tea break.

Marc Reidman of Swastika Freakshop, Germany.

Blackwork is truly soul-stirring when it’s as beautiful as this, and Marc’s reclamation of the swastika and subsequent representation of it in its original context makes his tattoos all the more powerful.

La vocazione di San Matteo by Caravaggio

Caravaggio’s name is mentioned with increasing frequency by tattoo artists the world over, and from his masterpiece here, you can appreciate why he was lauded for his striking use of light (chiaroscuro) in his work.

Finally, loyal friends, we’ll finish up today’s ramblings with some laid-back hip hop from Jay Z…don’t worry, it’s old school Jay Z.

Can’t Knock The Hustle

Magazines are still going at our web store, and news of studio stockists is set to come next week.

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