Martin Whatson for Dubai Street Museum in UAE

Norwegian artist Martin Whatson recently visited the streets of Dubai for the Dubai Street Museum organised by Brand Dubai and curated by Rom Levy and Sanaz Askari. Juxtapozing the curated theme of “The Past”, Martin spent a few days working on this large mural showing the traditional art of picking dates from Palm Trees. The

Artist Interview: Martin Whatson

Norwegian Martin Whatson has a continuous urge to search for beauty in what is commonly dismissed as ugly, out of style or simply left behind. He looks for inspirations in people, city landscapes, old buildings, graffiti, posters and decaying walls. His interest for decay has developed his style, creating either unity or conflict between materials,

“Behind The Curtain” by Martin Whatson in Miami

Art Basel 2015 is currently underway in Miami, Florida and we are starting to receive images from the completed murals. Our buddy Martin Whatson was in town for the Smashed Canvas event where he painted this rad new  piece entitled “Behind The Curtain”. As usual with the popular Norwegian artist, this optical illusion artwork features a

Martin Whatson creates an indoor installation in Rome, Italy

Our buddy Martin Whatson recently visited the lovely of Rome in Italy where he was given the chance to work on a new indoor installation.Geared with stencils and a ton of spray paint, the Norwegian artist created this rad “Buff” room depicting the constant fight in between a writer and the buffer. This colorful piece was created as

Coverage: Nuart ’15 Indoor Exhibition

As every year, the big finale of 15th edition of Nuart in Stavanger was the big indoor show at the tunnels of an old brewery that is today’s Tou Scene. Close to 400 people attended the official opening on the 5th of September, witnessing some exceptional work produced in only couple of days.This year’s show

Nuart ’15: A second mural by Martin Whatson in Stavanger, Norway

While you discovered his first street piece a few days ago, Martin Whatson just wrapped up a large new mural in Stavanger, Norway for Nuart ’15. The Norwegian stencil artist quickly worked his way through this artwork showing one of his signature female dancers wearing a dress filled with graffiti and tags. More images are

Martin Whatson paints a new mural in Stavanger for Nuart 2015

Our friend Martin Whatson is also part of this year’s line-up for Nuart Street Art Festival which is currently taking place on the streets of Stavanger in Norway.After a few hours of work, the Norwegian stencil artist wrapped up this rad new piece which is based on Salvador Dali’s “Figure at a Window” painting. Featuring

Martin Whatson paints a series of new pieces in Oslo, Norway

Taking advantage of the lovely weather in Oslo, Norway, Martin Whatson spent the last few days working on a series of new pieces for the Popop Urban Arts and Oslo Havn.Geared with a bunch of spray paint and some intricate hand-cut stencils, the Norwegian artist brought to life some of his signature “tagged” imagery for the