WTM’s use of bespoke sign writing and positive word play evoke a sense of positivity, contemplative figures, cartoon references and loose studies of London architecture create a nostalgic warmth to the works.
Each piece feels like it has existed for years already, with layers of detail that will keep revealing themselves to the viewer. The maturity of the pieces is evident in WTM’s application of colour and the juxtaposition of loose gestural charcoal lines with refined graffiti and popular icon references.
For this show, there is also a selection of more minimal figurative pieces, both on wood and antique paper. A rare opportunity to acquire works on paper as WTM has released very few since his debut solo show in 2007.
After having exhibited in San Francisco the last few years and with a huge following in the U.S. we are eagerly anticipating his first solo show in London since 2011, this one is not to be missed…