List of Famous Tattoo Artists

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List of famous tattoo artists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top tattoo artists in the world? This includes the most prominent tattoo artists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable tattoo artists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic tattoo artists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned tattoo artists.

This list includes Kat Von D, Alan Oversby and more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known tattoo artists to the lesser known tattoo artists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the tattoo artist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous tattoo artists ever?" and "What are the names of famous tattoo artists?" then you're in the right place. (59 items)
Kat Von D is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Tattoo Artists
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Katherine von Drachenberg, known as Kat Von D (born March 8, 1982), is an American tattoo artist, model, musician, author, entrepreneur, and television personality. She is best known for her work as a tattoo artist on the TLC reality television show LA Ink, which premiered in the United States on August 7, 2007, and ran for four seasons. She is also known for her cosmetics line that launched in 2008. ...more on Wikipedia

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Alan Oversby is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Tattoo Artists
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Alan Oversby (20 February 1933 – 8 May 1996) was one of the primary figures in the development of contemporary body piercing in Europe. He was better known by his professional name Mr. Sebastian. ...more on Wikipedia

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Ami James is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Tattoo Artists
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Ami James (Hebrew: עמי ג'יימס‎; born April 6, 1972) is an Israeli-American tattoo artist, television personality and entrepreneur ...more on Wikipedia

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Darren Brass is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Tattoo Artists
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Darren Brass is an American tattoo artist and television personality He was featured in the reality television show Miami Ink. ...more on Wikipedia

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