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Simone Ruco's Grotesque Blackwork Tattoo

20 / 05 / 2019 Andrew Novikov
Tattoo artist Simone Ruco / Photo: @ruco__

Do you know truly creative tattooists?

We are ready to introduce to you an Italian artist, whose art does not leave indifferent anyone who touched it or only saw it out of the corner of his eye.

Simone Ruco is a famous master of grotesque blackwork tattoos. In the plots of his works, he interweaves different cultures, beliefs and fantasies. Particular attention should be get to his work, depicting people or demons with wide open mouths, exposing an infinite number of teeth. Visually, they resemble images from circus posters of past years. They became a real recognizable mark of Ruco.

Tattoo artist Simone Ruco, author's grotesque blackwork tattoo | Rome, Italy

But we wanted to tell not only about the content of Ruco tattoos. The fact is that the artist very creative creates sketches, often resorting to techniques that uses by classic painters.

Tattoo artist Simone Ruco, author's grotesque blackwork tattoo | Rome, Italy

In addition to drawing and tattooing, Simone is involved in making masks based on his designs. They are grotesque and look really impressive.

Tattoo artist Simone Ruco, author's grotesque blackwork tattoo | Rome, Italy

A talented person is talented in everything, and Simone confirms these words with deeds. To all lovers of contemporary art we recomended immediately get acquainted with the works of the Roman artist Simone Ruco.

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Text Andrew Novikov