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Tattooed Travels: New York City & Brooklyn

Tattooed Travels: New York City & Brooklyn
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In this guide to the best of New York City and Brooklyn, we let you know the best tattoo studios, tattooists, galleries, and more!

The first two years that I lived in New York, I couldn't believe it. I'd walk around marveling at all the galleries, the graffiti, the grit and grime. Standing on a high building, or on a subway platform, with a clear view of that Manhattan skyline I'd feel what so many others have felt before me: inspired and full of dreams. 

View from Domino Park in Brooklyn to Manhattan - photo by Justine Morrow #NewYork #Brooklyn #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos

View from Domino Park in Brooklyn to Manhattan - photo by Justine Morrow #NewYork #Brooklyn #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos

GRIT N GLORY

Landscape tattoo by Megan Massacre #MeganMassacre #gritnglory #NewYork #Brooklyn #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos #landscape
Grit N Glory #GritNGlory #NewYork #Brooklyn #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Flower tattoo by Joice Wang #JoiceWang #GritnGlory #NewYork #Brooklyn #flower #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Skull wave tattoo by Justin Weatherholtz #JustinWeatherholtz #kingsAvenue #NewYork #Brooklyn #skull #handtattoo #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Back tattoo by Rose Hardy #RoseHardy #KingsAvenue #NewYork #Brooklyn #artnouveau #bodysuit #eye
Hand tattoo by Zac Scheinbaum #ZacScheinbaum #kingsavenue #NewYork #Brooklyn #handtattoo #snake #portrait #ladyhead #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos

FIVE POINTS

Peony tattoo by Rodrigo Canteras #rodrigocanteras #fivepoints #NewYork #Brooklyn #Peony #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Crane tattoo by Chris Garver #ChrisGarer #FivePoints #NewYork #Brooklyn #crane #bird #chesttattoo #stomachtattoo #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Cactus tattoo by Paulo Benevides #PauloBenevides #NewYork #Brooklyn #cactus #desert #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Moon and lady tattoo by Michelle Myles #MichelleMyles #Daredeviltattoo #NewYork #Brooklyn #moon #lady #cat #witch #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Daredevil Tattoo #Daredeviltattoo #NewYork #Brooklyn #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Japanese rabbit tattoo by Lara Scotton #LaraScotton #Daredeviltattoo #NewYork #Brooklyn #bunny #japanese #rabbit #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos

SAVED TATTOO

Cowgirl hat tattoo by Doreen Garner aka flesh and fluid #DoreenGarner #fleshandfluid #savedtattoo #NewYork #Brooklyn #cowgirl #blackandgrey #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Folk art tattoo by Virginia Elwood #VirginiaElwood #Savedtattoo #NewYork #Brooklyn #folkrt #pattern #floral #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Payasa tattoo by Tamara Santibanez #TamaraSantibanez #savedtattoo #NewYork #Brooklyn #payasa #chola #chicano #blackandgrey #chicanx #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Kitsune hand poke tattoo by Jenna Bouma #JennaBouma #eastrivertattoo #NewYork #Brooklyn #handpoke #kitsune #fire #fox #blackandgrey #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Blackwork tribal tattoo by Victor J Webster #VictorJWebster #eastrivertattoo #NewYork #Brooklyn #blackwork #tribal #neotribal #pattern #backpiece #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Incredible back tattoo by Caleb Kilby #CalebKilby #eastrivertattoo #NewYork #Brooklyn #blackandgrey #dotwork #stippling #portrait #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos

SENASPACE 

Spider tattoo by Nicolas Gualteros #NicolasGualteros #Senaspace #NewYork #Brooklyn #spider #web #pattern #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Senaspace #senaspace #NewYork #Brooklyn #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Japanese cat tattoo by David Sena #DavidSena #Senaspace #NewYork #Brooklyn #Japanese #cat #neko #cherryblossoms #flowers #irezumi #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Spacegirl tattoo by Jeff Sypherd #JeffSypherd #Greenpointtattooco #NewYork #Brooklyn #spacegirl #pinup #traditional #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Cowgirl tattoo by Jason Ochoa #JasonOchoa #greenpointtattooco #NewYork #Brooklyn #traditional #cowgirl #hearts #portrait #ladyhead #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Cubist tattoo by Ryan Mettz #RyanMettz #Greenpointattooco #NewYork #Brooklyn #portrait #ladyhead #birds #cubist #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos

DUKKHA TATTOO

Evil moth monster tattoo by Ryan Roi #RyanRoi #DukkhaTattoo #NewYork #Brooklyn #linework #illustrative #monster #eye #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Dukkha Tattoo #DukkhaTattoo #NewYork #Brooklyn #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Surreal portrait tattoo by Kevin Alexander #KevinAlexander #DukkhaTattoo #NewYork #Brooklyn #linework #illustrative #surreal #strange #darkart #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Cat lady tattoo by Juan Diego aka Illegal Tattoos #JuanDiego #IllegalTattoos #NewYork #Brooklyn #chicano #catlady #cat #kitty #pinup #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Takato Yamamoto tattoo by Julian Llouve #JulianLlouve #TakatoYamamoto #NewYork #Brooklyn #japanese #color #surrealism #surreal #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Surreal cityscape tattoo by Jackson Tattoos #jacksontattoos #NewYork #Brooklyn #linework #illustrative #city #surreal #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos

COOL STUFF TO DO

Painting by Dos Diablos at Last Rites Gallery - photo by Justine Morrow #DosDiablos #LastRitesGallery #NewYork #Brooklyn #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Marilyn Monroe tattooed by Cheyenne Randall aka Indiangiver #CheyenneRandall #Indiangiver #NewYork #Brooklyn #tattooedtravels #tattooideas #tattooshop #tattoostudio #travel #tattoos
Jen Catron and Paul Outlaw sculpture at Postmasters Gallery - photo by Justine Morrow #PostmastersGallery #JenCatron #PaulOutlaw #NewYork #Brooklyn #tattooedtravels #tattooideas
Painting by David Wojnarowicz at the Whitney - photo by Justine Morrow #DavidWojnarowicz #Whitney #NewYork #Brooklyn #tattooedtravels #tattooideas
Stewart + Stewart exhibit at Pioneer Works during Sleep - photo by Justine Morrow #Sleep #StewartStewart #PioneerWorks #NewYork #Brooklyn #tattooedtravels #tattooidea
Kenka - photo by Justine Morrow #Kenka #NewYork #Brooklyn #tattooedtravels #tattooideas

Justine Morrow
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