15 Minimalist Tattoo Designs from South Korea's Burgeoning Tattoo Scene
South Korean tattoo artists are famous for their poetic minimalism | © Banul / Instagram
In tradition-conscious South Korea, tattoos have long been taboo, given their association with organized crime
. Although these connections still exist, tattoo culture is beginning to be more openly accepted thanks to an underground legion of budding talent. Young artists
across the country are beginning to change society’s views toward body ink
through their poetically minimalist designs, which have garnered the attention of tattoo enthusiasts worldwide. Here are some of the most delicate tattoos on the peninsula.