Tattoos

Eva Umlauf poses for a photo in Munich, Germany, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. Umlauf was only two years old when she was liberated from Auschwitz. She does not have any conscious memories from her early childhood in the Nazi death camp, but even so the nightmarish experience has cast a dark shadow over her entire life. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
January 22, 2020 - 12:22 am
MUNICH (AP) — Only 2 years old and so ill she had to stay on for weeks after liberation, Eva Umlauf was one of the youngest prisoners to be freed from Auschwitz. Although she has no conscious memories stretching so far back, her early childhood in the Nazi death camp was to cast a dark shadow over...
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In this Saturday, 9, 2019, photo, Suraya Shaheedi, 26, Tattoo artist, left, pierced tattoo to a male customer in Kabul, Afghanistan. It’s been 18 months since Shaheedi started her mobile tattoo shop in the capital, Kabul. She’s received death threats for taking on the taboo of the ink-on-skin drawings she does — as well as being a single woman willing to work with men.. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
December 15, 2019 - 9:58 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A female tattoo artist, a rarity in ultra-conservative Afghanistan, is taking a big risk with every customer she takes on. It’s been 18 months since Suraya Shaheedi started her mobile tattoo shop in the capital, Kabul. She’s received death threats for taking on the taboo...
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In this Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 photo, a woman who goes by the single name "Mary" takes a rest after receiving a tattoo in Hong Kong. Tattoo artist Mike Chan drew the image of a Hong Kong protester clad in protective gear on Mary's thigh. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
October 28, 2019 - 6:16 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Mike Chan's tattoo needle buzzes gently as he draws a design on his customer's thigh — a figure wearing a helmet, goggles and mask. Dipping his needle into pots of black, red and yellow ink, Chan hunches over his client's leg as he painstakingly brings to life the image of a Hong...
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A mural of former NBA star Larry Bird is seen on the side of a multi-family residence in Fountain Square, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, in Indianapolis. Larry Bird likes the mural but not the tatts. Bird's attorney, Gary Sallee, says the former Indiana Pacers executive "needs to protect" his brand and "doesn't want to be seen as a tattooed guy." Artist Jules Muck says she was just trying to be funny. The mural is a replica of Bird's appearance on a 1977 Sports Illustrated cover when he played college ball for Indiana State. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 21, 2019 - 11:59 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Larry Bird likes the mural but not the tats. An artist says she'll remove most tattoos from a large painting of the former NBA star on an Indianapolis multi-family residence. The tattoos include two rabbits mating on his right arm and a spider web on a shoulder. Artist Jules...
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In this Wednesday, July 10, 2019 photo, Ed Hardy poses for a photo during a media preview of "Ed Hardy: Deeper than Skin" at the de Young Museum in San Francisco. Hardy may be most associated with his flashy, tiger- and skull-emblazoned clothing brand, which was popular in the early 2000s. But the new exhibition, opening Friday, July 12, sheds light on the man as a prolific artist and tattoo pioneer. Hardy says he hopes the exhibition will push back against any remaining stigma around tattoos. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
July 12, 2019 - 2:39 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When people hear the name Ed Hardy, they likely think of the flashy, tiger- and skull-emblazoned clothing that rocketed to popularity in the 2000s, appearing on the likes of Paris Hilton, Britney Spears and cast members from the reality TV show "Jersey Shore." Others recognize...
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A tattoo artist tattooes a visitor at the fourth edition of the Montreux Tattoo Convention in Montreux, Switzerland, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. Over 150 tattoo artists from 22 couttries gather for 3 days in Montreux. (Valentin Flauraud/Keystone via AP)
September 23, 2018 - 2:29 am
BERLIN (AP) — Tattoo fans around the world may be wondering just where their favorite artists are. Wonder no longer: Tattoo experts from 22 countries are showing off their skills at a convention in the Swiss lakeside city of Montreux. The Montreux Tattoo Convention, which opened on Friday and ends...
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August 30, 2018 - 6:36 am
OULAD AYAD, Morocco (AP) — The mother of a 17-year-old Moroccan girl who was reportedly gang-raped, forcibly tattooed and held against her will for two months says that she fainted when two men brought her daughter home, the scars of horror stamped on her body and "her honor lost." In an interview...
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FILE - In this Saturday, June 4, 2011 file photo, Canadian model Rick Genest, aka Zombie Boy, appears on the runway during a fashion show in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. On Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, the agency that represents Genest, known for his head-to-toe tattoos and his participation in Lady Gaga music video "Born This Way," says he has died. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
August 03, 2018 - 9:11 am
MONTREAL (AP) — A talent agency has confirmed the death of a Quebec model known for his head-to-toe tattoos and participation in the Lady Gaga music video "Born This Way." Dulcedo Management confirmed on Facebook Thursday the passing of Rick Genest, who was better known as Zombie Boy. Dulcedo said...
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El técnico de Inlgaterra Gareth Southgate (derecha) festeja con Harry Maguire tras la victoria 2-0 ante Suecia en las semifinales del Mundial en Samara, Rusia, el sábado 7 de julio de 2018. (AP Foto/Matthias Schrader )
July 10, 2018 - 11:12 am
LONDON (AP) — In an age of tattoos, tongue piercings and tensions over Brexit, a soft-spoken man in a dark blue waistcoat and striped tie is uniting England amid dreams of victory in soccer's World Cup. Coach Gareth Southgate is the buttoned-down leader of a new generation of players who speak...
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