He has created a personal style all his own based on a take on traditional where light is the dominant feature.
And it is often the city lights, the neon signs of bars, of the night life, which give this unsettling effect to a world where the life of the metropolis mingles with that of wild animals. A clash of two worlds which @mikestockings uses to get his social messages across.
Read the interview in the latest issue of Tattoo Energy magazine. #tattoo#tattoolife#tattoolifedigital#tattoolifeblog#tattoolifemagazine
Thom DeVita has been one of the most unique American tattooers and artists. A Manhattan native, born 1932, Thom DeVita showed at open-air art fairs in Washington Square Park in the 1950s, and mingled with famous New York School painters at the Cedar Tavern. Interested in tattooing from an early age, he began tattooing in the 1960s, soon after it was declared illegal in all the boroughs of New York (the ban was nally overturned in 1997). Although he pursued that as an underground career for nearly forty years, he continues to work in drawings, montage and constructions.
Find our more on our blog with the article by @pepe_electrictattooing and @minavonb ~ link in bio
by Michael Polito #tattoo#tattoolife#tattoolifedigital#tattoolifeblog#tattoolifemagazine