Coverage: Martin Whatson “Revive” Solo Show @ RexRomae Los Angeles

A few days ago, our friend Martin Whatson launched his biggest solo exhibition to date with RexRomae Gallery on the sunny streets of Los Angeles. The show entitled “REVIVE” was curated by Rom Levy and located in a large and beautiful pop up space in Santa Monica. The exhibition marked a new phase in the

Preview: Martin Whatson “REVIVE” Los Angeles Exhibition – September 29th

Next week, Norwegian stencil superstar Martin Whatson will be opening his biggest solo exhibition to date in Los Angeles with RexRomae Gallery. After several months of studio work, the Norwegian artist is now ready to unveil a new body of work which will also include several of his iconic past images. On top of that,

Martin Whatson “REVIVE” Los Angeles Solo Exhibition – September 29th

Our friend Martin Whatson will soon be opening “REVIVE” his largest and biggest exhibition to date in Los Angeles with RexRomae Gallery. Martin Whatson’s work is instantly recognisable. Working primarily as a stencil artist over the past ten years, Whatson uses explosive colour against greyscale backgrounds to challenge ideas of perception, possibility and imagination in

Recap: Nuart Aberdeen

Easter Weekend marked the official opening of the inaugural Nuart Aberdeen event. After successfully beautifying the streets of Stavanger in Norway for over 15 years now, the organizers partnered with Aberdeen Inspired and Aberdeen City Council in order to bring their vision to the streets of Granite City. The 1st edition of the event produced

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