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Tattooed New York

6 minutes 43 seconds

In this video, hear from New York tattoo artists about the legacy of tattooing in New York history. The exhibition Tattoeed New York examines how for more than 300 years, the city has played a central role in the development of modern tattooing, from its origins in Native American body art to the introduction of the craft by sailors in colonial New York to the three-decade tattoo ban instituted in 1961 and the subsequent underground tattoo culture. Learn More >

Creative: Tronvig Group