Here’s the scoop from tattoo enthusiast and professional researcher Mr. Carmen Forquer Nyssen. His excellent detective work uncovered this old postcard of Coleman’s Place. Clear ok, maybe a trifle blurry, but evidence that Battleship Kate was indeed Coleman’s creation. Thar ‘ she is matey! Luckily not to have been reduced to a crispy cornflake by Read more about The Holy Grail of Tattoo Art[…]
Record setting price was set at auction for tattooed figure. Hammer price for this two and 1/2 foot tall composition figure was $23,000. Add the 25% buy in commission, tax and other official sounding crap and you’re up around $30,000! One famous Folk art dealer went as high as $2,500. “Well I guess I did Read more about Ink and Skinner[…]
Art dealer Frank Maresca (Ricco/Maresca Gallery) with author Margot Mifflin (Bodies of Subversion) and curator of upcoming Body Electric tattoo show with Tom Christopher of Lift Trucks Project selecting classical works for the exhibit.