Martin Skauen | the artist




The artist Martin Skauen
Born Dec 7 1975, Fredrikstad, Norway.
Lives and works in Oslo, Norway.

Style and technique of the artist: Drawing, Athens Biennale,


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Skauen is interested in depicting the absurdity in humanity and the notion of redemption. His work comments on the weaknesses of man, and questions the phenomenon of war and ritualistic group behaviour. His large-scale pencil drawings are epic in scale and, with Boschean scope, portray a human frivolity that is at once base and beautiful.
Skauen represents a new generation of Nordic artists whose particular sense of humour and expression is engaging in its bleak celebration of humanity’s foibles…

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