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12 Hyperrealistic Tattoos That Will Make Your Jaw Drop

Mik Thobo-Carlsen | Posted 01.31.2015 | Arts
Mik Thobo-Carlsen

This post is dedicated to taking a closer look at the work of some of the best realistic tattooers in the world. Realistic tattoos are inspired by the Realism Art Movement. The popularity of realistic tattoos has grown tremendously over the years and some have become viral sensations on social media.

How Tattoos Went From Subculture to Pop Culture

Mik Thobo-Carlsen | Posted 12.27.2014 | Arts
Mik Thobo-Carlsen

Fast-forward to 2005. Our society still held prejudices against tattoos and, while some people were getting them on their own, no one would say tattoos were a part of pop culture. What changed this?

'NY Ink': Chris' Crew Eggs Ami's Shop

Posted 03.02.2012 | TV

The bad blood between Ami James and Chris Torres has been simmering for what feels like aeons on "NY Ink" (Thu., 9 p.m. EST on TLC), but things finall...

Robear Spills 'NY Ink' But Doesn't Clean Up

Posted 03.28.2012 | TV

After spilling ink on the floor of the shop, Robear's primary focus was to get his shoes cleaned on "NY Ink" (Thu., 9 p.m. EST on TLC). When Ami came ...

Sneak Peek Of 'NY Ink's' Softer Side

Posted 01.20.2012 | TV

On "New York Ink," (Thurs., 9 p.m. EST on TLC) Ami James spends most of his time doing tattoos and dealing with the drama of the Wooster Street Social...

'NY Ink': Tila Tequila Gets Inked, Megan Modeled Nude

Posted 03.14.2012 | TV

Thursday night on "NY Ink" (Thu., 9 p.m. EST on TLC), "Megan Massacre" told the crew at Ami Jame's tattoo shop a secret about herself that she's been ...

You've Got... Ami James Of 'NY Ink' (VIDEO)

AOL | Posted 12.30.2011 | Small Business

Tattoo artist Ami James of TLC's "NY Ink" talks about the ageless appeal of inking yourself....

Getting Body Art At 50 With Tattoo Artist Ami James

Posted 12.20.2011 | Fifty

Tattoos post 50? Absolutely! Check out Ami James of The Love Hate Tattoo Studio as he works his magic with fashion journalist Lauren Erzersky....

Conversations About My Father: Ami James And Allan Houston

Eric Villency | Posted 08.16.2011 | New York
Eric Villency

Former Knick Allen Houston, the father of six children, sat down with me to talk about his dad and fatherhood. Allen remembers growing up in "a total family environment," and says his dad never raised his voice to his mother.