On February 26, Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens will launch “Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World," a new exhibition that details Japan's roots in tattoo history and its impact on modern tattoo culture. On Tuesday, February 23, the museum hosted a VIP event that included a demonstration on traditional stick tattooing, and appearance by Ink Master
and Miami Ink
star Chris Núñez. Click here for more on the exhibition, which is on display through May 8.
Photography by Michele Eve Sandberg