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“THE 11 BEST TATTOO SHOPS IN NYC”
GOTHAMIST, SEPTEMBER 2016

OWNER OF NEW YORK’S OLDEST TATTOO SHOP SAYS THE INDUSTRY EXPLODED OVERNIGHT
VICE, AUGUST 2016

“BEFORE TATTOOING WAS LEGAL IN NEW YORK, THIS SHOP WAS DOING IT UNDERGROUND”
WNYC, AUGUST 2016

“DISCOVER: FINELINE TATTOO (PARLOR)” ARTICLE
BAWRK – EAST VILLAGE, APRIL 7, 2015

“FRIDAY THE 13TH – YOUR LUCKY DAY IN GOTHAM” ARTICLE
BAXTER’S TATTOO BLOG, MARCH 14, 2015

“READ BETWEEN THE INK, PT 2” ARTICLE
BREAKTHROUGH RADIO, OCTOBER 10, 2014

“READ BETWEEN THE INK, PT 1” ARTICLE
BREAKTHROUGH RADIO, OCTOBER 9, 2014

“FRIDAY 13TH TATTOO TRADITION HITS MANHATTAN” ARTICLE
NEW YORK OBSERVER
SUPERSTITION GETS INKED, JUNE 13, 2014

“MIKE BAKATY-ANOTHER GOOD MAN GONE” ARTICLE
UNTAPPED CITIES
PROFILE OF THE SHOP AND INTERVIEW WITH MIKE BAKATY, JANUARY 30, 2014

“FINELINE TATTOO IN THE EAST VILLAGE” ARTICLE
UNTAPPED CITIES
PROFILE OF THE SHOP AND INTERVIEW WITH MIKE BAKATY, JANUARY 16, 2014

“TATTOO HISTORY: FINELINE TATTOO AND THE LEGACY OF THE MOSKOWITZ CLAN” ARTICLE
BOWERY BOOGIE
INTERVIEW WITH MEHAI BAKATY AND MIKE BAKATY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013

“THE TATTOOED POETS PROJECT: ETHAN HON” ARTICLE
TATTOOSDAY
FEATURES TATTOOS BY MEHAI BAKATY AND MIKE BAKATY, APRIL 26, 2013

“OUT AND ABOUT IN THE EAST VILLAGE” ARTICLE
EV GRIEVE, JAMES MAHER
INTERVIEW WITH MIKE BAKATY, FEBRUARY 13, 2013

“101 FOR SAILOR JERRY 101ST” ARTICLE
MISS GRAVES
SAILOR JERRY EVENT AT FINELINE, JANUARY 14, 2012

“BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE WORD MADE FLESH BOOK TRAILER SHOOT” ARTICLE
HTML GIANT / JUSTIN TAYLOR
SOME LITERARY TATTOOS FROM MEHAI BAKATY, AUGUST 23, 2010

“FACESHOT: MIKE BAKATY” ARTICLE
CITY SNAPSHOTS
PROFILE OF BAKATY, AUGUST 23, 2010

“INTERPRETATION OF THE LINE”
NEW ARTS PROGRAM, TELEVISION – PUBLIC ACCESS/CABLE KUNTSTOWN PA
TALK WITH JAMES CARROLL (HOST) AND MIKE BAKATY, CHRIS CRISTAFARO AND MARK SALTZ, MAY 5, 2002

TATTOOING NEW YORK CITY – STYLE AND CONTINUITY IN A CHANGING ART FORM
BY MIKE MCCABE
PUBLISHED BY SCHIFFER PUBLICATIONS, 2001

“RAT-A-TAT-TAT”
FACET, YELLOW RAT BASTARD, SPRING ISSUE, 2001
“MCCABE ON NEW YORK CITY”
BY MIKE MCCABE, SKIN & INK MAGAZINE, 11/2000

“THE ART OF THE TATTOO”
BY RAY HOGAN, THE ADVOCATE (GREENWICH CT), SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2000
BODY ART
PANGOLIN PICTURES TELEVISION DOCUMENTARY

THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL, MAY 2000
“NEW YORK CITY TATTOO CONVENTION”
BY BOB BAXTER, SKIN & INK MAGAZINE, 11/1999
“STYLES”
BY RANDY KENNEDY, THE NEW YORK TIMES, SUNDAY, JULY 27, 1997

“THE POWER AND MAGIC OF FINELINE TATTOO”
BY ANNEMARIE FASULO, TATTOO REVUE #64, PPS.44-47, PHOTO REPRODUCTION. 1998

“ON THE TATTOO MAP. ITS THE STICKS”
BY THOMAS J. LUECK, THE METRO SECTION, THE NEW YORK TIMES, SATURDAY, MAY 16, SECTION B, PP.1 & 4

“CAPPUCCINO WITH YOUR TATTOO? TRY THAT ON A SAILOR”
BY RANDY KENNEDY, THE STYLES SECTION, THE NEW YORK TIMES, SUNDAY, JULY 27, 1997 SECTION L, PP. 31 & 32, PHOTO REPRODUCTION

“BUZZING ALONG A FINE LINE”
BY SUSAN BUCK, COVER STORY, THUNDER PRESS, MAY ISSUE, COVER AND PP.53, COL.1, PHOTO REPRODUCTIONS.

“PIERCED HEARTS AND TRUE LOVE, A CENTURY OF DRAWINGS FOR TATTOOS”
AN EXHIBITION AND ACCOMPANYING CATALOGUE OF TATTOO FLASH, SKETCH BOOKS, PHOTOGRAPHS, MACHINES AND OTHER MEMORABILIA, ORGANIZED BY AND ORIGINATING AT THE DRAWING CENTER, NEW YORK,NY IN 1995 AND TRAVELING TO WILLIAMS COLLEGE ART, WILLIAMSTOWN MA, JOAN LEHMEN MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, MIAMI FL, CENTER MUSEUM OF FOR THE ARTS AT YERBA BUENA GARDENS, SAN FRANCISCO CA, CINCINNATI MUSEUM OF ART, OH AND THE VANCOUVER MUSEUM OF ART, BC.

TOTAL TATTOO BOOK
BY AMY KRAKOW
PUBLISHED BY WARNER BOOKS, 1994, PP.94-95, PHOTO REPRODUCTIONS PP.76, 95 AND 197.

“FINELINER’S GLIDE”
BY SCOTT WONG, IRONHORSE MAGAZINE, NO.115, 1993, PP.72-77.

“FASHION FOREVER, BODY ART, NEW YORK LIVE”
PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAY BY TOM MCGOVERN, FASHION FOREVER, BODY ART, NEW YORK LIVE, DECEMBER 8, 1991, PP.22 AND 23.

TATTOO DOCUMENTARY
ISRAELI TELEVISION, 1990

TATTOO DOCUMENTARY
SPANISH TELEVISION, 1989

MARKS OF CIVILIZATION
ARNOLD RUBIN, EDITOR
BOOK PUBLISHED BY THE MUSEUM OF CULTURAL HISTORY, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES CA., 1988.

“SKIN ART”
BY TANYA INDIANA, THE NEW YORK PRESS, JULY 1, 1988, P.5. (COVER REPRODUCTION)
TATTOO DOCUMENTARY

FRENCH TELEVISION, 1988
THE SIGN UPON CAIN
BY RONDINELLA GIPPI, PUBLISHED BY ALTEROCCA EDITORE, 1985, PP.170-171, COLOR PLATE P.78.

BOWERY, BILDER EINER VERRUFENEN STRAE
BY CARIN DERCHSLER-MARX, PUBLISHED BY HARENBERG KOMMUNIKATION, DORTMUND GERMANY, 1984, PHOTO REPRODUCTION P.143.

“TATTOO: THE STATE OF THE ART”
BY MARCIA TUCKER, ARTFORUM MAGAZINE, MAY, 1981, PP.42-47, PHOTO REPRODUCTIONS, PP.42 AND 43.

“TATTOOING: ZINGING THE BODY ELECTRIC”
BY JOHN CINER, DOWNTOWN VILLAGER, DECEMBER 22, 1979, P.7. (COVER REPRODUCTION)