The Tattooed Fine Art Of Alexandra Manukyan
The dark realistic paintings of Alexandra Manukyan celebrate bodies, especially those with tattoos.
The Armenian born artist, based in Los Angeles, is a respected name in the art community. Her figurative oil paintings are stunning of dark beauty. Born in 1963, Alexandra Manukyan devoted her life to art, working in the Fashion industry and as an art teacher for adult artists. Inspired by classic art, her portraits are a celebration of the human body, with dancers' poise, body art and scars from life. Discussing alternative beauty, she often features disabled models as well as tattooed beauties. A bit gothic, a tad fetichist and truly baroque, her creations are exhibited in some of the greatest art galleries of the world, for example in the Last Rite Gallery owned by tattoo master Paul Booth. The tattoo community in general is giving her back love, one of her most famous fans being Kat Von D. If you enjoy tattoos and art together, you could be impressed by the talent of Alexandra Manukyan.