Artist Pietro Sedda Pushes Tattoo Designs To Their Surrealist Limits

September 9, 2014 1:18 PM

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Forget your typical nautical images or lovesick homages to muses, the artist twists saturated color and rhythmically endowed lines into incredibly surreal illustrations not often seen on a human body, let alone a canvas. A woman's face or man's bust becomes the setting for a hypnotic landscape, as hexagonal patterns give way to a mysterious eye, or a mustache morphs into a violent duel between a squid and a whale.

If Rene Magritte had been a sailor, these masterfully imagined works of art would have wound up on his forearm.

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