Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh!" he whispered. "Yes, Piglet?" "Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw. "I just wanted to be sure of you.” ~ A.A. Milne
"The Bear and the Pig" by Whatshisname, 2019
Exclusive to Addicted is the most beautiful limited edition print, “The Bear and the Pig” by Whatshisname – the newest, shiniest member of the Addicted family.
“Who dis shiny whatsit?” you ask. Well…
Born in eastern Poland in 1982, Whatshisname (Sebastian Burdon) created his first digital artwork at the tender age of 7 while using an Atari 130 XE using a text editor.
After a move to London in 2006, Whatshisname began working as an assistant to well established British artists who after reviewing his designs, motivated Sebastian to pursue a career as an artist. Today, he creates his own artwork using both digital and traditional mediums.
His art celebrates an alternative to an ordinary. His desire is to encourage the viewer to look at their surrounding world and question what they see in a derisive, unorthodox way.
The moniker “Whatshisname” was inspired by the difficulty he has remembering other artists names and, by Green Day’s song “Whatshername”.
"The main reason I create art is to celebrate an alternative to the ordinary. The second reason is I want to put smiles on people’s faces by creating joyful, fun pieces that collectors will enjoy for a lifetime. Thirdly, it is because making art is something that I cannot not do. Believe me, I tried…“ ~ Whatshisname
As Pooh says, “think it over, think it under” and when you’re done thinking, add this beautiful piece to your collection. If you’ve overthunk it and still have more questions, give us a shout at:
Until the next one...
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