Contemporary Tattoos

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Italian
Michele Volpi 路 mfoxdone
room Bologna Italian
140
Tattoos
169
likes
58
followers
Contemporary
Line Art
+5

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South Korean
Bonadone
room Seoul South Korean
78
Tattoos
13
likes
4
followers
Watercolor
Contemporary

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Russian
Ksu Arrowdone
room Moscow Russian
152
Tattoos
91
likes
8
followers
Illustrative
Contemporary
+1

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Ukrainian
Liubov Sorokadone
room Kiev Ukrainian
7
Tattoos
7
likes
1
follower
Graphic
Contemporary
+2

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Slovenian
Anja Novakdone
room Maribor Slovenian
4
Tattoos
6
likes
2
followers
Minimalist
Line Art
+3

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Slovenian
Jure Werberdone
room Maribor Slovenian
21
Tattoos
34
likes
2
followers
Illustrative
Single Needle 路 Microrealism
+9

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Brazilian
Danilo Delfinodone
room On the road
23
Tattoos
30
likes
25
followers
Sketch Work
Abstract
+4

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French
Noondone
room Troyes French 路 London British 路 Berlin German
53
Tattoos
38
likes
29
followers
Illustrative
Contemporary
+1

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Ukrainian
Sasha Unisex 路 Oleksandra Ianchukovadone
room Moscow Russian
50
Tattoos
44
likes
28
followers
Illustrative
Contemporary

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South Korean
Xhomdadone
room Seoul South Korean
13
Tattoos
21
likes
6
followers
Illustrative
Contemporary
+1

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Argentinian
Guido Perrottadone
room Buenos Aires Argentinian 路 Brooklyn American 路 Manhattan American
22
Tattoos
31
likes
25
followers
Illustrative
Watercolor
+1

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South Korean
Tattooist Danieldone
room Seoul South Korean
22
Tattoos
17
likes
6
followers
Abstract
Contemporary
+2

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British
Inga Hannarrdone
room Barcelona Spanish
57
Tattoos
31
likes
22
followers
Dotwork
Blackwork
+4

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Turkish
Alev Sar谋done
room Istanbul Turkish
4
Tattoos
4
likes
5
followers
Minimalist
Contemporary
+4

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American
Leah Caldieridone
room Turners Falls American
59
Tattoos
0
likes
9
followers
Dotwork
Surrealism
+6

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Czech
Dodo 路 Michal Urbandone
room Plze艌 Czech
9
Tattoos
1
like
4
followers
Abstract
Freehand
+3

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Italian
Mattia Mambodone
room Meda Italian
237
Tattoos
133
likes
74
followers
Traditional
Contemporary
+1

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South Korean
Polyc SJdone
room Seoul South Korean
8
Tattoos
0
likes
0
followers
Contemporary
Contemporary
+2

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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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