Tattoos get some respect

June 4, 2008 4:59:22 AM PDT
What do guys with pot bellies and babes in bikinis have in common?

Their tattoos.

Tats got some respect recently at the Baltimore Museum of Art.

There was a runway show with with guys and gals displaying their skin art and a panel discussion with top tattoo artists.

Jan Bishop showed off her love of tats and cats.

She has 31 feline species on her arms.

The editor of Skin & Ink magazine says he's never seen so many tattooed people in a museum who haven't been asked to leave.