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  • Arts & Culture
  • Issue 47

Dr. Woo:
Meet the tattoo artist who's inked LA.

Words by Marianne Eloise. Photography by Justin Chung.

The making of a celebrity tattoo artist is difficult to trace. They are not always more talented or visionary than their peers, or more aggressive in their pursuit of the spotlight. The shift to fame can happen seemingly overnight: One day they are toiling away in someone else’s studio, the next day musicians and actors are lining up to be inked by them. So it was for Dr. Woo. Now in his 40s, the LA-based artist’s work first exploded in popularity


This story is from Kinfolk Issue Forty-Seven

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