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15 Years Street Art: Specter Interview

Brooklyn-based urban artist Specter has been doing street art for over fifteen years now. Nevertheless his different art projects like shopping cart sculptures, gentrification billboards, cardboard gates, brickwork paintings and others are still up-to-date and every time very special and unique interventions in the public space. His concepts and ideas range from politically installations to beautiful paste-ups, stencil artworks and paintings.

Because of his recent exhibition at Pure Evil Gallery in London, my friend RJ “thought it would be the perfect time to ask Specter a few questions.” And so he did…

RJ: Why do you work outside, and how does your street art connect to your gallery art?

Specter: I work outside because it is all I know and love. I was introduced to art through graffiti and have been working on the streets for over fifteen years. It is my strongest passion and I take it very seriously. [...]

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Read the full interview with Specter on vandalog.com! It’s worth it.

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Urban Art Core is your independent, international source for street art, graffiti and urbanism from around the world, mainly focused on stories, news and actions taking place in urban environments.

It spreads the urban Berlin voice loud and clear to metropolises far and wide and celebrates the urban arts, urban exploration movement and guerilla art interventions with news about artists, trends and exhibitions, since 2009.

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