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Video: Alex Binnie on British Tattoo Art Revealed

Photo of famous tattoo artist Alex Binnie in the Museum's 'Tattoo: British Tattoo Art Revealed' exhibition.

A modern master chooses his exhibition highlights

Tattoo: British Tattoo Art Revealed features over 400 artefacts and artworks including memorabilia donated by legend Alex Binnie from his iconic shop ‘Into You’ (now sadly closed) described by Alex as the first real custom tattoo shop in London. ‘It’s a recent history if you will,’ says Alex of his section of the exhibition.

Alex also curates a selection of original artwork that features his edit of British-born tattooists that provides a personal snapshot of art they are doing outside of tattooing, including Duncan X and Curly, who both worked at ‘Into You.’

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A full interview with Alex Binnie features in issue 1 of our annual journal Fathom alongside exclusive photography and insights from the exhibition.

ttoo: British Tattoo Art Revealed is at The National Maritime Museum Cornwall until 7 January 2017.

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National Maritime Museum
Cornwall Trust
Discovery Quay
TR11 3QY

Tel: +44(0)1326 313388