“RECONNECT” Nuart Aberdeen Festival 2022
May 2, 2022
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As we emerge blinking from the uncertainty and radical disconnection of the past two years of lockdown and social distancing, it is disorienting to rediscover those social connections and relationships to the people, places and spaces of our cities that have been stretched to the limit and in many cases broken and lost. No longer…
“Cracked” by Martin Whatson in Oslo, Norway
September 16, 2021
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International street artist Martin Whatson is back with a new stunning mural in Norway. The project is a collaboration between the artist and Somwhere Studio. Entitled “Cracked” the mural is located at Schous Bryggeri, Grünerløkka in Oslo. Whatson is best known for his calligraphic scribbles in grayscale voids. Over the past decade, Martin has developed an…
Coverage: Martin Whatson “FREE” Solo Show at RexRomae, Dubai
December 10, 2020
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On 3 December 2020, Martin Whatson launched his first solo exhibition in the Middle East with RexRomae Gallery in Dubai the hub of business in the Middle East and Africa. The pop-up exhibition FREE curated by Rom Levy took place in Dubai International Financial Center, a top ten global financial center and a home to…
‘Art 4 Dogs’ The Animal Helpline Charity Auction
December 5, 2020
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eBay charity Auction: Sunday 29th November – Sunday 6th December In times of national economic crisis, charities often find themselves woefully and suddenly underfunded, while still attempting to provide consistent levels of care and support. Animal Helpline is just such an organisation: the volunteer run charity has worked in Wansford, Peterborough for 30 years, saving…
Martin Whatson “Paint Love” Print Release – December 3rd
November 25, 2020
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Norwegian artist Martin Whatson will be releasing a new limited edition print this December. The 24-layer screenprint measuring 55 x 55 cm comes in an edition of 150. Signed and numbered by the artist. “Paint Love” will be released starting this December 3rd, 2020, Thursday, in concordance with the opening of his Solo Show “FREE” at…
Martin Whatson “Free” Solo Exhibition @ Dubai’s RexRomae Gallery – December 3rd
November 12, 2020
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Our friends from RexRomae Gallery will hold a pop-up exhibition in Dubai showcasing brand new artworks of Norwegian stencil artist, Martin Whatson. The pop-up exhibition will be on display from the 3rd through the 12th of December 2020. “FREE” is a new series of work by Martin Whatson, a major name in the international street…
Artist Retrospective: Martin Whatson
September 21, 2020
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Martin Whatson (b.1984) is a Norwegian street artist best known for his calligraphic scribbles in grayscale voids. Over the past decade, Martin has developed an unmistakable aesthetic combining abstract movement with figurative stencilled compositions. His works can be seen to mirror the rise and fall of the streets, as he symbolically recreates the urban environment,…
“Rock Climber” and “Passé” by Martin Whatson in Aalborg, Denmark
September 15, 2020
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International artist Martin Whatson is back on the lift after Covid19 forced him to take a long break. During the last few days there has been many trips up and down the 18 meters high wall of downtown Aalborg where the artist has just finished his mural as part of the sixth edition of the mural project…
Coverage: “IKIGAI” StreetArtNews Summer Group Exhibition, Tokyo
July 2, 2019
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Last week in Japan, StreetArtNews opened its Summer Group Exhibition “IKIGAI” at Basement Ginza in Tokyo. Ikigai is a Japanese concept that means “a reason for being.” The word “Ikigai” is usually used to indicate the source of value in one’s life or the things that make one’s life worthwhile. The word translated to English…
Recap: “The Social Paradox” Group Exhibition @ London’s Calio
December 11, 2017
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Last month in London, “The Social Paradox” group exhibition opened its doors for the weekend at the Stolen Space Gallery, a show focusing and highlighting people’s over reliance on technology and social media. The exhibition was curated by Rom Levy. Some of the world’s leading urban artists such as iHeart, Joe Iurato, London Police, Mad Steez,…

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