DOT DOT DOT
DOT DOT DOT (b. Oslo, Norway), is a visual, public and conceptual artist who was an active part of the emerging graffiti scene in the late 90’s. He operated under several aliases, but when he successfully shifted to a more conceptual and figurative style he settled on the name DOT DOT DOT. From mid 2000 his main focus was on stencil technique, but in the last few years he has stepped back to his oil paintings and has become regarded as one of Norway's most leading and upcoming artist.
DOT DOT DOT's artwork is on display in several galleries and is amongst collectors worldwide. His paintings have a 1970's pop art reference through modern aesthetics. He also has a rather satirical look at contemporary art and its own self-imposed grandeur, not to mention the players within it which changed the segment into a multinational commercial space. His execution of imagery brings often out debate and have a provocative touch to question the politics and the world as it is today.
With a playful cultural subject vision in his paintings, he reaches out for the nostalgia and retrospective.
He is well known for using varied methods of installation, sculpture, painting, etching and drawing. With a powerful idea and strong juxtaposition, he executes the visual to the viewer. He does his paintings figurative and hyper realistic into a very pure sight to gain the object(s) full attention to the viewer, which he is known for worldwide.
Despite his young career, he has already successfully shown and exhibited in over 50 solo and group shows across the world in some of the leading private galleries, institutions and auction houses. He has been featured in newspapers, books, magazines and blogs as The Huffington Post, The Times, Rolling Stones, KUNST, Juxtapoz Magazine, Graffiti Art Magazine, HiFructose Magazine, Brooklyn Street Art, Wooster Collective, Ekosystem, SlamxHype, Arrested Motion, Street Art News, Upper Playground, Instagrafite and more...
He has left his mark on walls around the world amongst United States, Germany, Spain, Italy, France, Thailand, Denmark, Iceland, Norway and more… His age and real name are not officially known.