Paul Booth Biography
Paul Booth is an American tattoo artist, sculptor, painter, filmmaker and musician living in New York City. He is best known for his use of black and grey ink tattoo work depicting dark surrealism styled pieces.
Booth has gained a cult-like following around the world and has had such celebrity clientele which include members of many rock bands such as Slayer, Slipknot, Soulfly, Mudvayne, Pantera, and Sepultura.
Paul Booth Age
He was born in 1967 in Boonton, United States of America. He is About 56 years old as of 2023.
Paul Booth Family
He likes to keep his personal life private hence there is no any news or information about his parents or siblings.
Booth has a daughter named Tabitha Booth.
Paul Booth Net Worth
Booth has an estimated net worth of $5.1 million.
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Booth’s artistic passion started when he was a child. Completely self-taught, Booth always found comfort in painting darker and more monstrous subject matter.
Through his own experimentation and personal growth. He has developed a technical style of his own.
Booth’s utilization of a multi-layer approach, similar to that of the early Flemish painters. Allows him to achieve a level of depth and texture that results in a visually stunning, realistic painting.
He can be best described as a dark surrealist and has exhibited both domestically and internationally.
When Booth got his first tattoo, his daughter’s name. His interest was piqued and he wanted to learn more about what there was to the medium.
He took the world of tattooing by storm with his formidable use of black and grey ink to depict demons, beasts, evil fetuses and other nightmare-worthy visuals.
It wasn’t long until a cult following developed and swelled belly to include heavy metal rockers, musicians, actors, and other purveyors of the dark aesthetic.
His signature imagery graces the skin of many celebrities including Gregg Allman, The Undertaker, members of Slipknot, Slayer, Pantera, Lamb of God and many more.
This following, along with his quintessential imagery has led Rolling Stone Magazine to dub Booth as “The New King of Rock Tattoos.”
In addition to introducing the darker side of art to tattooing, he has worked exceptionally hard to change the way the public views tattoo art.
His strong efforts have and continue to elevate tattooing into the realm of fine art. He looks to skin as he does canvas, inks as paints, and utilizes the same approach and technique in all of his artwork.
Through Booth’s unique artistic talent and ambitions for his industry, he has been recognized and inducted by the National Arts Club –
The oldest and one of the most respected art institutions in the United States. He is the first tattoo artist to receive this honor.
Last Rites Tattoo Theater & Art Gallery
In 1996, Paul Booth opened up Last Rites Tattoo Theatre in New York City. With some of the finest tattoo artists in the world,
Last Rites Tattoo Theatre quickly became one of the best studios to get inked and a legendary destination for fans and advocates of Booth’s dark empire.
In 2007, he expanded his artistic and professional scope, and opened the first dark art gallery in NYC, aptly named Last Rites Gallery.
Last Rites has since become a premier gallery for contemporary surrealism, hosting artists who are not afraid of exploring and dissecting every aspect of the human condition.
Under one roof, Booth’s artistic passions coalesced and birthed a haven for those who resonate with darker aesthetics.
Last Rites Tattoo Theatre and Gallery provides its patrons with a sensory experience. Booth created an immersive world, first of its kind,
In which guests can view the best of dark art, some of the best tattoo artists at work and an atmosphere unlike any other.
Last Rites Tattoo Theatre and Gallery calls to the darkest depths of one’s psyche forward through its powerful visual repute and dark ideologies;
No soul leaves the contemplative and moving environment unscathed.