A spin-off of the popular TV show “Miami Ink”, “LA Ink” premieres tonight (August 7, 2007) on The Learning Channel, starring Kat von D.
Artist Shawn Barber created a portrait of the prominent tattoo artist, that is now included in her private collection. Barber was also featured on an episode of Miami Ink in a segment where they focused on the process involved in making the piece.
So you can view Kat von D. giving tatoo’s, getting tatoo’s and the artists painting her and her tatoo’s.
Like a funhouse mirror or the Droste effect, Shawn Barber, the artist, has created paintings of tattood artists, their art and their tattoos…..