Bringing context and critique to the cultural moment. Deep dives, reviews, and debate encouraged.
40671 Members
We'll be adding more communities soon!
© 2020 Relevant Protocols Inc.
Bringing context and critique to the cultural moment. Deep dives, reviews, and debate encouraged.
40671 Members
We'll be adding more communities soon!
© 2020 Relevant Protocols Inc.
Relevant
Hot
New
Spam
Relevant
Hot
New
Spam
0
1.9K
0
1.9K
"Tattoos have in recent years gone from being taboo to part of the social fabric. The next step? Their acceptance as art works that can even outlive their owners, writes Thomas Hobbs."
"Tattoos have in recent years gone from being taboo to part of the social fabric. The next step? Their acceptance as art works that can even outlive their owners, writes Thomas Hobbs."
0
905
0
905
"It’s just a very beautiful part of the body. The lower back is this big, stretched, flat surface, which gives you a lot of freedom to work with”
"It’s just a very beautiful part of the body. The lower back is this big, stretched, flat surface, which gives you a lot of freedom to work with”
0
175
0
175
"Knee-jerk repulsion tells us more about those who disapprove of body art than those who embrace it."
"Knee-jerk repulsion tells us more about those who disapprove of body art than those who embrace it."
0
28.2
0
28.2
0
10.4
0
10.4
"Celebrities have been sued for it, and tattoo artists get shunned for doing it. So how do people wind up with identical tattoos?"
"Celebrities have been sued for it, and tattoo artists get shunned for doing it. So how do people wind up with identical tattoos?"
1
248
1
248
So the clients can "own" the tattoos in exactly the same way they already own them: not at all, no IP, and only a promise, or conventional contract, preventing the artist--who retains _...Read More_
So the clients can "own" the tattoos in exactly the same way they already own them: not at all, no IP, and only a promise, or conventional contract, preventing the artist--who retains _...Read More_
0
50.5
0
50.5
[https://medium.com/mutualart/fabio-viales-tattooed-marble-marvels-8edb3b856b51](https://medium.com/mutualart/fabio-viales-tattooed-marble-marvels-8edb3b856b51) >"The Italian sculptor redefines the role of marble in today’s society, breaking down borders between the sacred, profane, and beauty."
[https://medium.com/mutualart/fabio-viales-tattooed-marble-marvels-8edb3b856b51](https://medium.com/mutualart/fabio-viales-tattooed-marble-marvels-8edb3b856b51) >"The Italian sculptor redefines the role of marble in today’s society, breaking down borders between the sacred, profane, and beauty."
0
51
0
51
>"Having a tattoo in Japan can get you stereotyped as yakuza, but on one centuries-old pilgrimage near Tokyo, tattoos are respected as they were in the past."
>"Having a tattoo in Japan can get you stereotyped as yakuza, but on one centuries-old pilgrimage near Tokyo, tattoos are respected as they were in the past."
0
37.3
0
37.3
In modern times, the practice is no longer as common. Many Yakuza in the 21st century maintain clean skin to better blend in with society. Conversely, more and more non-Yakuza in Japan are getting tattoos.Despite these changes, being _...Read More_
In modern times, the practice is no longer as common. Many Yakuza in the 21st century maintain clean skin to better blend in with society. Conversely, more and more non-Yakuza in Japan are getting tattoos.Despite these changes, being _...Read More_