Posted April 13, 2020 at 5:00 am
Another loss. From the pioneering tattoo family, the oldest living electric tattooer and pre-ban tattoo artist, Stan Moskowitz, nicknamed Bowery Stan, passed away last week of heart-related issues. The Moskowitz family is legendary. In the 1920s, William Moskowitz, a Russian immigrant, opened a barbershop on the Bowery. By the late 1930s, he learned to tattoo, […]
Last modified November 20, 2013 at 11:33 am
Marvin Moskowitz and his family are iconic the world of tattooing. In the 1920s, William Moskowitz, a Russian immigrant, opened a barbershop on the Bowery. By the late ‘30s, he learned to tattoo, thanks to a little help from his friend Charlie Wagner. In pursuing both trades, he quickly realized that tattooing was way more […]
Last modified November 7, 2013 at 4:51 pm
Hold fast to your ink … as if you really have a choice. Fellow inked and non-inked brethren, we are taking another trip down memory de lane and how it became tattoo central in the 19th century. This time we are focusing on a few of innovative people, to be introduced a little later on. […]
Posted May 9, 2011 at 6:18 am
The tattoo community affectionately refers to the legendary Moskowitz brothers as the “Bowery Boys.” A history lesson, after the jump!