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From Taboo to Mainstream: Tattoo Art in Illustration, Ceramics, and Embroidery

As tattoos transition from a once taboo practice into one that’s socially acceptable, artists are implementing elements of this timeless body art into their work. In illustrations, ceramics and embroideries, tattoos have two primary focuses: one is purely decorative and adds a special flair to the subject or object. The other takes a conceptual approach, […]

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Painted Ceramic Greyhounds by Evelyn Tannus

Artist Evelyn Tannus reimagines the elegant greyhound dog breed with vibrant coats in her series of illustrative, painted ceramics. Depicted as both sitting and laying down, the canine figurines have colorful decorations that meander across their legs, backs, and onto their necks and heads. The varied imagery highlights her wide-ranging inspirations—from geometric patterns to tattoos to scientific […]