Philadelphia Eddie

Tattooing lost a legend today. Philadelphia Eddie passed away this morning. He was a cornerstone of American tattoo culture.
 
 Last time I saw Crazy Eddie we ate pecan pie, drank whiskey and talked about his days tattooing on Coney Island. A memory I’m thankful to carry with me.
 
 Rest In Peace, Eddie. SLAINTÉ!
 
 


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Prince Day June 7, 2016

Rockin’ June 7 – Prince Day in Minnesota, “…in honor of the Purple One’s enduring legacy.”
 
 Read more in Rolling Stone.
 
 Tribute tattoo in honor of Prince. All rights to Paisley Park.
 

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Ötzi the Iceman

Ötzi the Iceman is a 5300 year old corpse discovered in the Swiss Alps in 1991. And he has tattoos (also, coincidentally 5300 years old!).
 
 Ötzi is awesome.
 
 Ötzi’s starring in the Nova episode “Iceman Reborn” tonight on PBS at 8pm (Minneapolis time).
 
 #otzi
 #icemantattoos
 #pbs
 

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And my speakeasy neighbor comes above ground for one shining moment!
 
 Check out the article in today’s Minneapolis Star Tribune!
 
 “Volstead’s Emporium opened late last year in Minneapolis with no promotion, website or social media listing of its Lyn-Lake area address. Emblematic of the Prohibition era, guests must navigate a dark alley until they stumble upon a door with an eye-level slot, leading to the subterranean sanctuary of red velvet and chandeliers.”
 

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Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention

Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention – some of the quirky, custom art available!
 
 #tattoosminneapolis
 #minneapolistattoos
 #artwithapoint
 

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Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention

Awesome to see tattoo history represented at the Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention! This memorabilia from the collection at the Tattoo-Piercing Museum in Somerset, PA.
 
 I took a class in Tattoo Machine Building from Lyle Tuttle years ago. Top pic shows pieces of Lyle’s from the collection.
 
 #artwithapoint
 #minneapolistattoos
 #tattoominneapolos
 

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Minneapolis Tattoo Convention

Minneapolis Tattoo Convention is happening right now! Good times seeing friends and clients, awesome art , jewelry, suspension and more!
 
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Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention 2016

It’s back! This weekend the Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention hits town!

Watch Twin Cities tattoo artists at work as well as artists from Ink Master, Best Ink and Tattoos After Dark, generate ideas for your own art, and check out entertainment including burlesque, the Enigma and suspension!


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