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Margot Miffln is an author and journalist who writes about women, art and contemporary culture. The author of Bodies of Subversion:A Secret History of Women and Tattoo, she has written for The New York Times,The New Yorker, Entertainment Weekly, The Believer, and Salon.com. Mifflin is a professor in the English Department of Lehman College of the City University of New York (CUNY), and co-directs the Arts and Culture program at CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism, where she also teaches. Her book, The Blue Tattoo: The Life of Olive Oatman, was published by University of Nebraska Press in 2009. A third edition of Bodies of Subversion was published by Powerhouse Books in January, 2013.



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Body Electric, an exhibition of visual art by tattooists

that I curated at Ricco/Maresca Gallery: September 18-Oct 25.

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