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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