From Walls To Skins: Urban Graffiti Tattoos

jentheripper in Tattoo Ideas

Not that long ago, two types of art were illegal and subversive: tattoo and graffiti. Now, tattoo is becoming trendy and street art recognized by artistic authorities. Tattoo and graffiti are also linked in the human and artistic level. Many tattoo artists were influenced by graffiti to create the new school style. Some street artists become tattoo artists, like Live2. And, indeed, graffiti inspires tattoo lovers. The art of Banksy is really coveted for urban ink, as well as other famous street artists. The graffiti writers themselves are getting their signatures and favourite lettering tattooed, in bubble or wild style. Graffiti tattoos are bold, vibrant, with crazy graphic and painting effect. If you have the street art and night life under your skin, then these examples of cool graffiti tattoos could make you craving for ink...

A famous Banksy art by Tomasz Wrobel.
A famous Banksy art by Tomasz Wrobel.
By Szejn Szejnowski.
By Szejn Szejnowski.
One step at a time... By Stu Vosburgh.
One step at a time... By Stu Vosburgh.
Cool thigh piece by Stefano Phen!
Cool thigh piece by Stefano Phen!
Street artist Shephard Fairey inspired sleeve by Phil Bartell.
Street artist Shephard Fairey inspired sleeve by Phil Bartell.
Bold neck tattoo by Sake Oner.
Bold neck tattoo by Sake Oner.
Proud graffiti writer lettering by Ozer.
Proud graffiti writer lettering by Ozer.

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Writer for art related medias. Fell in love with tattoo while researching for another passion, crime history. Travelling, admiring, sharing.

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