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1001 Tattoo Facts 201-220

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By Paul Sayce

www.tattoo.co.uk

Filip and his mom, Loretta Leu

201. At the 1999 Tokyo Tattooing Convention in Japan, Filip Leu told me (Paul Sayce) that he once went over to New York to pick up some tips from Spider Webb. But all Spider taught him was how to tattoo with a romper pin, which, of course, is just one of Spider’s many party tricks.

202. George Magiunas (1931-1978), the Lithuanian leader of the 1960s art movement Fluxus, produced a picture (photograph) in 1967 of a tattooed man with the words “Souvenir tattoo Flux” written across the front of it. The Fluxus movement was a group of avant-garde artists that could only be described as revolutionary, funny (humur) and bizarre, that included the likes of Yoko Ono (1933-) as a member.

203. Paris Hilton (1981-), of hotel fame, said in 2005 that tattoos were unoriginal and every girl she knows has one, including her sister Nicky (1983-). Paris, of cours,e became famous for making a dodgy porn movie and being the great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton (1887-1979) and, oh yes, heiress to a few bob, as well. … read more

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Written by Baxter

April 11th, 2012 at 9:43 pm

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    Marie

    12 Apr 12 at 12:43 am

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