Martin Whatson, ‘THE RESEARCHER’, 2019, Painting, Acrylic and Spray Paint on Canvas, Marcel Katz Art
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Martin Whatson

THE RESEARCHER, 2019

Acrylic and Spray Paint on Canvas
12 × 12 × 1 1/2 in
30.5 × 30.5 × 3.8 cm
Edition of 10
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MIAMI
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Martin Whatson
Norwegian, b. 1984
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Martin Whatson is a Norwegian street and stencil artist who got his start in Oslo’s emerging graffiti scene in the ’90s. Whatson begins each of his works with a detailed grayscale composition—often self-portraits, dancers, animals, or iconic figures from art history. Next, he “vandalizes” his own work by adorning the figure with an explosive collage of abstract graffiti. The resulting images are characterized by their multi-layered texture and liberal use of color—such as one series featuring janitor characters “sweeping” away his spray paint designs. In addition to his large-scale outdoor installations, Whatson applies his vibrant motifs to canvas, prints, and sculptures.

Martin Whatson, ‘THE RESEARCHER’, 2019, Painting, Acrylic and Spray Paint on Canvas, Marcel Katz Art
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Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Included (issued by gallery)
Frame
Not included
Martin Whatson
Norwegian, b. 1984
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Martin Whatson is a Norwegian street and stencil artist who got his start in Oslo’s emerging graffiti scene in the ’90s. Whatson begins each of his works with a detailed grayscale composition—often self-portraits, dancers, animals, or iconic figures from art history. Next, he “vandalizes” his own work by adorning the figure with an explosive collage of abstract graffiti. The resulting images are characterized by their multi-layered texture and liberal use of color—such as one series featuring janitor characters “sweeping” away his spray paint designs. In addition to his large-scale outdoor installations, Whatson applies his vibrant motifs to canvas, prints, and sculptures.

Martin Whatson

THE RESEARCHER, 2019

Acrylic and Spray Paint on Canvas
12 × 12 × 1 1/2 in
30.5 × 30.5 × 3.8 cm
Edition of 10
.
Sold
Location
MIAMI
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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