ARTS & CULTURE
05/08/2013 01:33 pm ET

Tattooing Makes Transition From Cult To Fine Art

New York Times

LONDON -- Late last year, the British model Kate Moss revealed a personal fact that intrigued not only the fashion and celebrity media, but also the art world.

The revelation went beyond the acknowledgement from Ms. Moss, one of the most photographed women in the world, that she had tattoos. It included the claim that the swallows on her haunch were the work of the German-born British artist Lucian Freud, who had died the previous year.

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