Renowned Tattoo Artist Jonathan Shaw Publishes First Novel
The Inquisitor - almost 5 years
World famous tattoo artist and counter-culture icon, Jonathan Shaw has released his first novel, entitled “Narcisa: Our Lady of Ashes.” Shaw is the son of legendary jazz musician, Artie Shaw. He is well known for tattooing many celebrities and he is one of the founding father’s of the modern tribal tattoo movement. He has also had a wildly successful career as a fine artist, magazine editor and all around creative madman.
According to his friend Johnny Depp, “If Hubert Selby Jr., Charles Bukowski, Ernest Hemingway, Jack Kerouac, William Burroughs, Neil Cassady, Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, the Marquis de Sade, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Joao Gilberto, Edward Teach, Charley Parker, Iggy Pop, Louis-Ferdinand Celine, R. Crumb, Robert Williams, Joe Coleman, Dashiell Hammett, E.M. Cioran and all of the Three Stooges had all been involved in some greasy, shameful, evil whorehouse orgy, Jonathan Shaw would surely be its diabolical, reprobate spawn.” Quite the compliment from one of the world’s l
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