Posts Tagged ‘body art’

Ink Icon

By Cinelle Ariola • May 12th, 2008 • Category: 'Sup Wit Dat Tat?

Finding the street an insufficient stage for his art, NYC Lase turns his own body into a canvas for his tags and graffiti icons

“It’s Just Skin”

By Christine Melgarejo • May 12th, 2008 • Category: 'Sup Wit Dat Tat?

Most people planning to get a tattoo ponder the business heavily. Tattoos don’t just wash off, after all. They’re a profound personal statement. But not to Billy Brancato, 21, a self-proclaimed rock star. “They are no big deal; I don’t see why everyone gets so serious about them.” Showing off his casual approach is the outline of Long Island [...]

Reflecting Love and Culture —
Her Way

By Olivia Lin • May 5th, 2008 • Category: 'Sup Wit Dat Tat?

Cindy Chung, a 20-year-old Kingsborough College media major, stood scowling behind the counter of Yolatos at Grand Central. Only 35 minutes until closing. Her boss stood less then 10 feet away, but Cindy’s dark brown eyes kept flicking toward the clock impatiently. She does what she wants – and that includes the body art hidden [...]