Tattoo Artist Mark Mahoney
Mark Mahoney is a Boston born tattoo artist, and is considered the "founding father" of black and grey art with a single needle. Many in the tattoo business consider Mahoney a living legend. Mahoney started his work as a tattoo artist in Boston in 1977 (when tattooing there was illegal), where he was in the midst of the 1970s punk scene. He has stayed relevant and influential in the tattoo world ever since. He was a pivotal force during the 1980s black and grey movement, and has tattooed some of Hollywood's biggest names.