Wednesday, November 30, 2011

It may be the middle of October, but I am still working with a handful of summer photos, like those I took of Frank, who shared four of his ten pieces with us.

The first one is by Cris Element at Puncture Tattoo Studios in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn:


He was reluctant to share the meaning of this tattoo, saying it was personal, but he did elaborate on three others, done by Taze at Groove Tattoo in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. This one, for example, he told me was because "I was born on June 7th [and] I got no luck so maybe I'll get some luck out of this tattoo...".


Frank indicated that the element of time figured into this piece, with the naked woman representing life, and the skull representing death:


And this one, also by Taze, represents that he had "the best times of [his] life skateboarding":


Thanks to Frank for sharing his ink with us here on Tattoosday!
 
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