Juxtapoz Magazine – Radio Juxtapoz, ep 091: Martin Whatson Stencils His Way Into History


The initial detail you have to have to know about Oslo-based artist Martin Whatson is that he is a single of the nicest folks in all of avenue artwork. We have recognised him for many years on the Radio Juxtapoz podcast, traveled through Norway with him, been at quite a few festivals and Basel decades and have in no way sat down for a suitable job interview. Right up until, of class, Nuart Aberdeen and a opportunity to reconnect with previous good friends and get a perception of exactly where anyone has been at around the study course of a several a long time of dormant travel. And Martin has been occupied.

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Starting as a graffiti artist and stencil artist on the streets of Oslo, Whatson has generally had a eager feeling of a discovering the right area for his artwork. His prints are some of the most preferred releases in the activity, and his murals, particularly the just one in Aberdeen this yr, get both a historic and modern day glance at the town he is in and finds a way to make an eye-popping work to depart powering.

Right after a extensive evening out, wherever all 3 of us have been emotion it, we sat down with Whatson to go over his early years in Norway, how he has been capable to produce a place for himself with prints and wonderful artwork, and how the pandemic authorized him time with loved ones and in the studio.

The Radio Juxtapoz podcast is hosted by FIFTH WALL TV’s Doug Gillen and Juxtapoz editor, Evan Pricco. Episode 091 was recorded on June 10, 2022 in Aberdeen, Scotland for the Nuart Competition. Observe us on @radiojuxtapoz


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