Gypsy Gentleman Travelling Tattoo Documentary Videos: New York City

beccyrimmer in Stories

Tattoo artist Marcus Kuhn has been travelling the world to make 7 documentary videos about tattooing. Today... Episode 1: New York City.

Marcus Kuhn, owner of Just Good Tattoos in Eindhoven, Netherlands, has created a series of tattoo video documentaries called The Gypsy Gentleman.

Marcus is a world renowned tattooer and painter who has been tattooing for 30 years. He has worked in Japan with the best tattooers in Osaka and Yokohama, tattooed in Argentina and Australia, and lived and worked in Paris and London for years. 
He lives in Eindhoven, Netherlands and spends half of the year traveling and tattooing all around the world to make video documentaries that give a flavour of the tattoo industry in many different countries and cities.

Marcus Kuhn and Virginia Elwood
Marcus Kuhn and Virginia Elwood

There are 7 episodes so far and each gives a sense of the place it's filmed in: New York, Austin, San Diego, San Francisco, London, Paris and Japan. 
Featuring great people and exceptional tattoos, Marcus says the message of the videos is "human interaction... that moment together that is most important. Too often we miss the real highlights of being here..."  We want to introduce you to each of the videos, one by one. Today... here is New York City, featuring interviews with tattoo artists Thomas Hooper and Virginia Elwood.


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Find out more about the project on The Gypsy Gentleman website


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