Overwhelmed by the Complexity of Tattoos? This May Help

Understanding Why People Get Tattoos

Not everyone likes to be tattooed. Those who oppose it have as much taunts while real tattoo artist does not also favor allowing people to get reckless and ink their entire body with ‘tramp stamps’. Below are some reasons why people get tattooed and why they are proud to wear them.

People get tattoos sometimes as a closure or seal to indicate the gap left by the demise of a loved one and continuing with life after that sad experience. This tattoo eternalizes the experience with that loved one and an emblem of their former life.

However, healing the gap of that sad experience is just one reason why some decide to have a closure to it. The pride left for them is the fact that everything that is inked in their body has a sad story behind it. Since there is now an eternal reminder of those past events, they now move forward to continue with their life with bravery.

This type of radical art in the form of tattooing oneself, is said t be another way of expressing yourself. In a statement made by a Marxian playwright names Bertolt Brecht, he refers to tattooing as revolutionary art, and that “art is not a mirror held up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape it.” He believes that to be a radical and a revolutionary artist is to be defiant of any imposition of form or content by any economic system, artist academy or political status quo. Therefore some take it to the street by displaying their liberal adoption on politics and society in the form of rebellions graffiti on walls.

Abstract painting is another form of radical expression of their feeling, their character or even a single thought on canvases. A better way to own their radical thoughts it to embed it on their skin so that it is always with them wherever they go. The artist’s presence is in the tattoo unlike graffiti and paintings where an artist can be detached from it. If you ink your radical thoughts to your skin, it gives pride you pride since it epitomizes or embodies your being a full-fledged radical artist.

Some people carry their tattoos with pride since they are able to express something with or without great value to them. The reason why some take pride is that for them it is like an act of heroism know that it would be there for good. Inking the name of a boyfriend in your younger years might not be taken positively by your fiance later in life.
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