VC Reporter write up on {E-VOLVED}

Composer Bela Bartok wrote that art is “essentially a matter of evolution, not revolution.” It is rare to read an interview with an artist and not find something to the same effect. Artists are constantly evolving, growing with their medium, and transforming what may once have been considered a hobby or a parlor trick into a fine art. This rings especially true for tattoos, mere decades ago considered a handicraft for sailors, sideshow performers and comic book-style criminals. Now, with dozens of publications dedicated to ink, a handful of iffy reality shows and the ubiquity of the medium, tattoos capture a certain zeitgeist, colliding with graffiti as the newest outsider art to take its rightful place in the world of fine arts. E-Volved magazine, based in Ventura, aims to inhabit a similar niche.

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VC Reporter write up on {E-VOLVED}