Contemporary Tattoos

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Michele Volpi 路 mfoxdone
room Bologna
175
Tattoos
208
likes
66
followers
Contemporary
Line Art
+5

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Dabytzdone
room Morelia 馃嚥馃嚱
91
Tattoos
59
likes
18
followers
Line Art
Fine Line
+2

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Anja Junni Novakdone
room Maribor
38
Tattoos
42
likes
4
followers
Minimalist
Line Art
+5

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Ksu Arrowdone
room Moscow 馃嚪馃嚭
182
Tattoos
115
likes
12
followers
Illustrative
Contemporary
+1

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Bonadone
room Seoul
96
Tattoos
22
likes
7
followers
Watercolor
Contemporary

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Caner Tu虉rkdog虇andone
room Istanbul 馃嚬馃嚪
7
Tattoos
1
like
1
follower
Contemporary
Illustrative
+3

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Jure Werberdone
room Maribor
113
Tattoos
157
likes
8
followers
Illustrative
Single Needle
+9

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Hey.Nortedone
room Barcelona 馃嚜馃嚫
4
Tattoos
1
like
2
followers
Blackwork
Line Art
+9

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Shindadone
room Barcelona 馃嚜馃嚫
4
Tattoos
2
likes
3
followers
Illustrative
Blackwork
+5

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Benny Tattooerdone
room Barcelona 馃嚜馃嚫
4
Tattoos
3
likes
1
follower
Neo Japanese
Japanese 路 Irezumi
+13

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Sasha Unisex 路 Oleksandra Ianchukovadone
room Moscow 馃嚪馃嚭
51
Tattoos
46
likes
29
followers
Illustrative
Contemporary

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脠ll毛mdone
room Paris 馃嚝馃嚪
0
Tattoos
0
likes
1
follower
Hand Poked
Minimalist
+4

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Noondone
room Troyes 馃嚝馃嚪 路 London 馃嚞馃嚙 路 Berlin 馃嚛馃嚜
54
Tattoos
39
likes
30
followers
Illustrative
Contemporary
+1

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Liubov Sorokadone
room Kiev
7
Tattoos
9
likes
2
followers
Graphic
Contemporary
+2

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Danilo Delfinodone
room On the road
23
Tattoos
30
likes
26
followers
Sketch Work
Abstract
+4

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Xhomdadone
room Seoul 馃嚢馃嚪
13
Tattoos
22
likes
7
followers
Illustrative
Contemporary
+1

Contact

Guido Perrottadone
room Buenos Aires 馃嚘馃嚪 路 Brooklyn 馃嚭馃嚫 路 Manhattan 馃嚭馃嚫
22
Tattoos
31
likes
26
followers
Illustrative
Watercolor
+1

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Tattooist Danieldone
room Seoul 馃嚢馃嚪
22
Tattoos
18
likes
7
followers
Abstract
Contemporary
+2

Contact

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Contemporary art is a blanket term to include all western art movements since the 1950s. Tattoos simulating any of these post-WWII styles is considered 鈥渃ontemporary art.鈥

Contemporary, or 鈥渙f the moment鈥 art, encompasses any creative expression from generations who are still alive. In some English-speaking communities, the word 鈥渕odern鈥 and 鈥渃ontemporary鈥 are interchangeable, sometimes causing confusion. In art history, the Modern Art movement began in the late 1800s and concluded around the 1960s. There is some overlap, but Contemporary Art is still differentiated from Modern.

Strong and popular movements within the Contemporary period include, but are in no way limited to: Abstract, Expressionism, Pop Art, Realism, Surrealism and Postmodernism.

Post-WWII generations in the west tend to develop a voice for the individual that openly expresses tension with government and societal institutions. In capitalist countries, the often lower-income creative career can be viewed as an invalid way to contribute to society. This creates an ongoing conflict between art and industry or art and celebrity.

New media inventions and the establishment of the internet have also played a part in the delivery method of contemporary art. Computer-generated and digital video art, for example, have never been seen before in the history of humanity. Art can now also 鈥済o viral鈥 in an international capacity, giving artists the ability to have an audience without funding from a benefactor or institution. New media has influenced every type of artistic craft, and tattoos are no exception. The spread of ideas has never been so instantaneous, and the line between independent art and corporate consumerism has never been more blurred.

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