Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Sarah's Cool Peacock

Back in September, after a great night out in Manhattan at a poetry reading, followed by some good beer at West Village watering hole, I stumbled on this lovely tattoo on the West 4th Street subway platform:

This lovely watercolor peacock belongs to Sarah, and I didn't have a chance to ask her about the tattoo, as her train was rolling in after I took the photo. Fortunately for us, she emailed a few days later and filled me in:
My tattooist is Paul Ciaravino, an independent artist and friend of
mine based out of Prospect Heights.
The tattoo is based on a piece of art that was generated for a music
festival I attended several years ago in Tennessee. The festival was
one of the most enriching experiences of my life, and affirmed my love
affair with music.
I believe she is referring to this My Morning Jacket poster from the 2011 Bonnaroo Festival:

Here's another angle of the tattoo:

Thanks to Sarah for sharing her lovely and cool tattoo with us here on Tattoosday!

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