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Eddie Martinez - Interview Magazine

It's not hard to like Eddie," says artist Barry McGee, of fellow artist Eddie Martinez. "Everything was already great." McGee first met Martinez when the latter was an art handler working to install McGee's show at a Boston gallery. Martinez was a bit starstruck: "It completely blew our minds because it was obvious that Barry was in town... then he had that show and just really kind of rocked our worlds for a while," remembers Martinez of himself and his art-school friends. "We went to it all the time. I took my mom to it."

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Eddie Martinez - Widewalls

The beauty of urban art is reflected, among other things, in the specific individual characteristics of artists, those who are destined to be contemporary drifters, people who belong to the world. It can be said that the identity of a contemporary artist is always of a nomadic nature. The nomad we are talking about here says that he gets into a shamanic state when painting and that sometimes he would grab just about anything what is next to him and use it. His name is Eddie Martinez…

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Eddie Martinez - Flaunt

Nowadays, most of us chronicle the moments between point A and point B through convenient, mostly digital means of communication: a tweet from a cab, an Instagram of a stripped-down apartment filled with boxes. But for Brooklyn artist Eddie Martinez’ Nomader exhibit—which premieres at the Kohn Gallery in Los Angeles in September—little output saw such convenience. His full-body, multi-layer production of big paintings goes on uninterrupted, despite constant changes in location of the unfinished objets d’art.