Standard Paintings ®All rights reserved by Alberto Cruz Inc. 2020 Buy Prints Buy Original This painting was created for a small art show at a friend’s tattoo studio. Recalling my vulnerability, I thought it would be interesting to paint my portrait, showing the tattoo pieces she had done for me during a very painful time of my life, when I chose the physical pain to vanquish the internal suffering. Self-portrait with tattoos | 12”h x 12”w | Oil on canvas | 2017