Bodies of Art (4 of 4)

This is part of a series of posts talking about how the law interacts with tattoo art and what happens when other art gets involved. I’m still not a lawyer. So we’ve established that tattoos are art. I take my body art pretty seriously, as do all of the tattooers I’ve come into contact with,…

Bodies of Artwork (Part 3 of 4)

This is part of a series of posts talking about how the law interacts with tattoo art and what happens when other art gets involved. I’m still not a lawyer. See the intro here. Part 2 is here. So the big story here is obviously the blockbuster movie that didn’t seem to hit a single…

Bodies of Artwork 2 of 4

This is part of a series of posts talking about how the law interacts with tattoo art and what happens when other art gets involved. I’m still not a lawyer. Tattoos have existed in their present form for 5,200 years (Lineberry). In modern Western society, the term body art is synonymous with tattooing, which indicates…

Bodies of Artwork (Part 1 of 4)

I’ve been promising/threatening to post some of my law analysis for some time now. For reasons that escape me, people are really interested in what I have to say about union law. So, in an effort to avoid giving the people what they want, my paper about tattoos is going to serve as a teaser….