Scratch (1, 4, 10—From Series) | Tattooed Blood Orange | C-Print | 5" x 7.5" | 2012


Amanda Wachob is a Brooklyn-based artist who is internationally known for her innovative and conceptual work with the tattoo medium. Her canvases include fruit, leather, linen, and skin. She has done projects with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the New Museum, the Museum of Arts and Design, and The Whitney. Publications of her work included the books “Forever Blue” and “Bodies of Subversion: A Secret History of Women and Tattoo,” and she has been a contributor on NPR and the BBC. Pioneering the watercolor tattoo movement and actively bridging the gap between tattooing and fine art, she was recently named one of the 50 most creative people in the world by AdAge and Conde Nast. She has exhibited her work in galleries and museums worldwide.