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Outer Limits: The United States’ Oldest Tattoo Shop

Kari Barba (1960–) is a distinguished, award-winning tattoo artist with more than four decades of expertise in the industry. She is a co-owner of Outer Limits Tattoo & Museum, the oldest continually functioning tattoo studio in the United States and the second-oldest in the world. This establishment was founded in 1927 by an unidentified person […]

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The Vintage Animated GIFs of Bill Domonkos

Imagine one of those 20th century hunting paintings, but instead of the hunter aiming at a duck, he is pointing his rifle at a UPS box floating in the air. That’s a surreal and strange scenario, but perfectly in line with the mind-set of Bill Domonkos who manipulates archive film footage and photos and adds […]

Art Painting

Ghoulish Vintage-style Paintings by Travis Louie

One can see clearly the influence of early cinematic techniques in the paintings of New York visual artist Travis Louie, particularly that of German Expressionism and Film Noir. It is in the imagery that he chooses to engage with and in the colours which he uses to bring it all to life: think Victorian freak show […]