Deck hand, beach boy or famous artist? Who can tell the difference these days? Tattoos were once reserved for Nyhavn’s hardcore sailors. Now, however, sports stars, pop idols and TV hosts have revolutionized our bodily forms of expression and made ink drawings on the body cool for everyone. The exhibition Tattoo – From Maritime Heroes to World Art takes a close look at a visual phenomenon that is a prominent feature of contemporary life, showing how little drawings on the body have become universal art.
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