Meet the Italian Artists Inking Museum-Worthy Tattoos
“Italian tattoo artist Marco Manzo has made it his mission to fully bring body art into the world of fine art and high fashion. His delicate blackwork tattoos, which draw on Venetian lace and Victorian jewelry for their intricate patterns, make that goal seem perfectly reasonable”
“One of the results I wanted has always been to have the tattoo accepted in such ‘raised eyebrow’ environments as something fine, fancy, elegant and sophisticated,”
“It’s like a tailored suit,” the artisanal inker writes. “You have to modify until you reach perfection.” One upside of Manzo’s bespoke creations? It’s guaranteed to last longer than a suit.
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