The 5th Annual NY Empire State Tattoo Expo Presented by Inked Magazine on July 19 and July 20 and 21st 2019 at the NYC Midtown Hilton. For many it was a change to get tattooed by world famous tattoo artists.
South Korean tattoo artist on break possing for photograph of his Buddha tattoo on the back of his neck outside of Empire State Expo.
Body art or tattoos has entered the mainstream it is no longer considered a weird kind of subculture.
"According to a 2006 Pew survey, 40% of Americans between the ages of 26 and 40 have been tattooed".