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First Tattoo Advice To Etch In Your Memory

AskMen.com | Posted 04.18.2014 | Style
AskMen.com

What's the number one thing you need to know according to our expert? Be prepared.

The Haunting Traces Of A Late Feminist Artist

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.02.2014 | Arts

Ana Mendieta died at just 36 years old, but the imprint of her life digs deeper than most. Mendieta's work occupies the indeterminate space between la...

This Bloody 'Human' Tent Might Be The Most Terrifying Thing You See Today

Posted 02.24.2014 | Arts

Have you ever looked at a consumer object and, despite your best efforts, felt an unreasonable urge take over your body? A desire so magnetic you can'...

Can You Spot The Hidden Nude? (NSFW)

Posted 02.24.2014 | Arts

Look at the ornate images below and you'll see an assortment of shapes and colors forming exotic forms that'd belong at home in a geometric fabric, Mo...

Do You Love Your Team This Much? Seahawks Fan Got Super Bowl Champs Tattoo BEFORE The Season

Ed Mazza | Posted 02.02.2014 | Sports

There's a fine line between delusional and confident -- and Seattle Seahawks fan Tim Connors is strutting right on it. Connors got a tattoo declari...

WATCH: When Paintings Come to Life (Literally)

TEDTalks | Posted 01.23.2014 | TED Weekends
TEDTalks

alexa meadeIs that a painting -- or a person? Unconventional artist Alexa Meade slathers her subjects with paint, and even dunks them in a bathtub of milk, in pursuit of the perfect portrait.

The Body Art Dilemma -- How Brides Are Dealing With Tattoos on the Wedding Party

Sandy Malone | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Body art can be a very controversial issue with your wedding party -- especially if the bride or groom has a strong opinion on it and if any of their good friends happens to be tatted up.

Carl Warner's Mountains Are Made of Elbows and Knees

Megan Gambino | Posted 08.30.2013 | Arts
Megan Gambino

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LOOK: He Has A Sexy Tattoo Of His Wife In A VERY Bizarre Place

Posted 06.18.2013 | Weddings

One English woman knows she's always on her husband's mind -- because he tattooed a picture of her on the back of his head. Bob Baker, 68, tattooed...

They're Putting Billboards On Beards And Calling It..

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 07.26.2013 | Small Business

Attention lumberjacks and hipsters: it's time to put that beard to work. A Kentucky-based advertising agency is offering $5 per day to men willing to ...

A Different Kind Of Tattoo Art

Posted 04.18.2013 | Arts

When Amanda Wachob graduated with a fine arts degree, she had no idea what to do next. Encouraged by friends, she became a tattoo artist's apprentice ...

A Look at Eyeball Tattoos and Extreme Body Modifications

La Carmina | Posted 06.16.2013 | Weird News
La Carmina

At underground parties, it's not unusual to see people in novelty contact lenses, which can re-create the golden glare of a tiger or the blue-in-blue of a Dune Fremen.

Men Have Body Image Issues, Too

Kate Fridkis | Posted 05.27.2013 | Women
Kate Fridkis

People think body image is only about girls and women. When I say I write about body image, sometimes people say, "Oh, women's issues." And they are right. And they are wrong.

NSFW PHOTOS: 35 Stunning Body Paintings

Posted 03.29.2013 | Arts

Before hundreds set a world record for "Most Bodies Painted" and Kate Upton donned body paint for Sports Illustrated, artists painted on human forms j...

Bare Skin Becomes The Canvas

Posted 03.06.2013 | Arts

Artists, models, free spirits and nude enthusiasts converged in Dublin last week for the second Irish Bodypainting Competition. The themes for this ye...

Photo Challenge: What's Your Favorite Tattoo? (PHOTOS)

Brittany Binowski | Posted 03.12.2013 | Arts
Brittany Binowski

With the appointment made and the date set, we piled into her used Toyota and headed to a small, hidden shop located just off the main city strip. A short time later, we emerge. From her, a huge sigh of relief and pride. She had done something she never thought she would do, something that was all her own -- and, to her, it was worth it. It was a thrilling experience.

This Body Art Digs Deep

Posted 01.09.2013 | Arts

Scientific illustrator Danny Quirk was just trying to make his girlfriend a Halloween costume when he stumbled upon viral gold. His stunning a...

Performance Art: A Bit of History, Examples and a Fast Dictionary

André von Ah | Posted 01.09.2013 | Arts
André von Ah

The history of performance art stretches much further than one might think. Scholars point to performative actions in ancient Greece, such as Diogenes repeatedly acting as a dog ("cynic") in his performances.

Harry Styles Has HOW Many Tattoos Now?

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 10.17.2012 | Teen

Harry Styles just got inked again! Feeling déjà vu? Although the One Direction singer just added a whole slew of new tattoos last month to his growi...

WATCH: 'Bagel Heads' Are Asia's New Beauty Trend

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 10.03.2012 | Style

Botox is more ubiquitous than yoga pants in Hollywood. But women (and men) in Asia have been taking part in a different injection "trend" for years: s...

What Do You Ink?

Karin Kasdin | Posted 11.20.2012 | Fifty
Karin Kasdin

In my day, tattooed people were trying to stand out as individuals. They were bold nonconformists. Today, a visit to the tattoo parlor is just another way of fitting into the crowd.

Bill-bods: Using Hot Bodies to Advertise Your Brand (NSFW)

Anthony Papa | Posted 09.16.2012 | Weird News
Anthony Papa

Margarita Dominguez, a pianist who has played at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, is renting herself out to sponsors and party planners who can use her body as a billboard.

The Week In Art

Posted 06.30.2012 | Arts

This week on the Arts page, we shared some of our favorite LGBT artists, watched a man make "Starry Night" out of over 7,000 dominoes and heard Leonar...

Insanely Surreal Body Art

Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts

These days we are all a little jaded when it comes to special effects; even the most over-the-top of horror movie gore can't really bring on the goose...

Nude Artist's Model Strikes Back

Posted 06.19.2012 | Arts

Last August, nude model Zoe West stripped down in Times Square, but it was all in the name of art. West, who was 21 at the time, was painted from head...