All my life I’ve been fixated on fine details and tattooing allows me to amplify that passion in my artwork. [8], As demand for his work grew, McCurdy went to work between several tattoo parlors, including Last Rites and East Side Ink. Okan is originally from Istanbul. Originally from Uddevalla, Sweden, Oscar specializes in photorealistic black and gray with dynamic composition. His favorite subjects include space, sacred geometry and realism. [2], McCurdy was born to teenage parents Vincent LaCava and Susan McCurdy in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Your brain releases endorphins when you go through pain and your body loves endorphins, so yes, it hurts, but you’ll kinda like it. Michelle says, “It’s hard work, a lot of focus and a lot of trial and error. It’s best not to party the night before because alcohol can increase bleeding for up to 24 hours. [7] He created very iconic tattoos with subject matter and body location that were copied endlessly, an example being the lion face tattooed on Cara Delevingne's index finger. In 2018, he opened a second location on Grand Street in SoHo.[3]. Only three months later he found a job at his father's friend's tattoo shop outside a nearby trailer park. "[1] Soon after he moved to a nearby parlor called Whatever Tattoo, where he quickly earned a reputation as the best tattoo artist in the shop. Keith “Bang Bang” McCurdy has left his mark on Rihanna, Justin Bieber, and Miley Cyrus. We will always do our best to accommodate your request. 10,255 people follow this. Owner/operator Keith “Bang Bang” McCurdy has tattooed Rihanna in the tropics, Lebron James in his basement, Cara Delevingne on a roof, Katy Perry in Stockholm’s Abba Museum, and Justin Bieber on a plane at 30,000 feet. 4.9 out of 5 stars. Specializes in micro style and single needle. There’s nothing to stress over—it’s just a tattoo! 10,166 people like this. Unlike any other tattoo shop on the planet. It takes two weeks to “heal,” but it takes months for the skin to fully regenerate. When I decided to grab a machine for the first time, I never wanted to stop.”. Some artists have a minimum billing, which varies. Remember to stay calm and cool, you’re in good hands. ", Bryan says, “The opportunity to work with such a diverse group of artists is a dream come true. Get Directions +351 21 923 2128. www.bangbangtattoo.com . When I began my career in the tattoo industry, naturally I was drawn to the intricate details of the micro style. The celebrity tattoo artist takes fans on a tour through his life and art, combining captivating vignettes and stories with more than one hundred color photos. Bang Bang Tattoo. Named for the duel guns tattooed on his neck, Bang Bang began his career in his mom’s tiny Delaware kitchen. If you start to feel woozy, have a soda. [1] In 2004, he ordered himself a tattoo kit online and began practicing on himself, friends, and relatives. [1][4] At age 13, McCurdy entered South Kent, a Connecticut boarding school for boys, but was eventually expelled for cheating on a Spanish test and returned to Delaware to start his senior year at Mount Pleasant High School. With a following that is inspired by her designs, the passion she started with still holds true. Specializes in illustrative fine art in color & black and gray. The term “walk-in” means you don’t need an appointment. consultation with the artist—if not in person, then through a brief detailed email. 700.8k Followers, 256 Following, 583 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from MR.K (@mr.k_tattoo) Originally from Vienna Austria, Trudy says, "Working together with amazing clients to bring their idea to life is the most gratifying part of my job. 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This is only professional tattoo & piercing services. He is known for his work with Cara Delevingne, Rihanna, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, LeBron James, Adele, Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez and Kylie Jenner. Choisissez parmi des contenus premium Wat Bang Phra Tattoo Festival de la plus haute qualité. Castle tattoos exclusively at Bang Bang and visits on a bi-yearly basis. No exceptions. It’s been over 12 years and I still feel impassioned and inspired in my artwork. Sugar is your friend in this situation. In accordance with this law we have a strict No Minors policy. Community See All. Specializes in black and gray realism, abstract & geometric art. You must be at least 18 years of age. We accept cash or credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express). In 2015, McCurdy published a memoir and coffee table book titled Bang Bang: My Life in Ink. You have to push yourself harder every day.”. Heliodoro Salgado, 88 (3,572.65 mi) Sintra, Portugal 2710-573. Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Rita Ora, Cara Delevingne, Rihanna, and many more of the hottest celebrities in the world have been seen on the red carpet, on concert stages, and in magazine spreads wearing stunning ink created by Keith “Bang Bang” McCurdy, the most in-demand tattoo artist in the entertainment world. However, their relationship deteriorated quickly, and he was forced to restart the business in a new shop on Broome Street the following year. This will enable us to process your request quickly and efficiently. Adele got three tattoos done in one sitting by tattoo artist Bang Bang in June 2013. Rihanna's tattoo had changed his life and opened up many more opportunities for McCurdy. We schedule appointments a maximum of three months in advance. This is only professional tattoo & piercing services. Takizo tattoos exclusively at Bang Bang and visits on a bi-yearly basis. It depends on the artist, but all tattoos start at $500. Yes! 328 Broome Street New York NY 10002 . She started her career as a tattoo artist in Colombia. Bang Bang – who inked this tattoo – told US Weekly “It’s the first tattoo she wanted as a teen….She wanted it across her back back then. The most exhilarating feeling for me is to do something I love everyday and learning from it.”. Self-taught, he practiced with a tattoo kit bought online before eventually moving to New York. "Got Ink? They will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis with cancellation availability permitting. We’re always more than happy to help get you the information you need. Specializes in illustrative color, fine line and single needle. I’m much happier as a tattoo artist.”, Ghinko says, “I’ve always had a fascination for art therapy. [4], Less than a year after launching his career, McCurdy moved to New York City. While Rihanna was getting the tattoo done, she was with a reporter, and many people started gathering around the tattoo shop's window watching her get it done. 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