Arts and Culture

Photos: Freaks and Inks at the Tattoo Masquerade

The inaugural Tattoo Masquerade brought tattoo artists from across the nation to Colorado for a body-art convention that went a step beyond by also presenting fine artists, holistic-health practitioners, burlesque dancers and sideshow performers at the Colorado Convention Center from July 22 through 24. Here's a look at the action from the floor, courtesy of photographer Aaron Thackeray.
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