Mashkow – The Russian Master Artist
When a portrait, 90’s classic hip hop graffiti, and horror scenes combined into a tattoo, what would it become? Alexey Mashkow knows the best answer very well.
Mashkow is a Russian master tattoo artist widely known for his unique style.
Born and grew up in Moscow to a family of artists, he becomes very fond with street culture in the city and involved with graffiti vandalism.
At first, Mashkow pursued a path in fine art, studied at local art school.
Until the last year of his study, a friend come to him with tattoo machine, needles, and inks to asking him to finish an old tattoo.
From that time Mashkow found a new passion and that leads him to learn tattoo arts,
until he is able to master it.