Despite beginning his career while tattooing was illegal, Thom DeVita does not fit into the stereotypical sailor or biker mold, according to a New York Times article.
“I was 30 years to late too be be a bohemian. But I caught the tail end of the beatnik era and the beginning of the hippie era,” DeVita said in an interview with The New York Times.
Being at that particular developmental stage in tattooing, DeVita became one of the voices of modern tattooing.
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