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Ink Punching

Parisian tattoo artist Gue T Deep made a slow motion video of his hand at work.
posted by gman on May 7, 2014 - 12 comments

Mr X

"I view tattooing as a bit like scratching away the surface and kind of revealing what's really under you. If somebody's getting tattooed quite a lot it does give you an insight into what's going on inside them, I believe." [vimeo, 5:00]
posted by paleyellowwithorange on Dec 10, 2013 - 17 comments

Hello Sailor!

The Nautical Roots of the Modern Tattoo
posted by exogenous on Dec 11, 2012 - 21 comments

Ancient Siberian Tattoos

In Siberia, several frozen human burials dating to 2,500 years ago have intact skin with elaborate tattoos. Warning: link contains graphic pictures of dead people.
posted by Rumple on Aug 23, 2012 - 36 comments

The Mutual Tattooed Penis Admiration Society

The Mutual Tattooed Penis Admiration Society: Really fascinating archival footage from the 1980s of Sailor Sid, Jack Yount, and others. This is old-school tattooing and piercing, anchored in gay and S&M subcultures, just before it went mainstream. NSFW, and there are far more NSFW things a click away on these links. [more inside]
posted by Forktine on Sep 4, 2008 - 44 comments

Online archaeology and anthropology exhibits

The Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology has a nice collection of online exhibits, including ones on Roman glassmaking, the ancient history of wine, and a history of body modification. (Other exhibits have appeared on Mefi previously.)
posted by Upton O'Good on Jan 13, 2008 - 3 comments

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