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The link is to an article in The NYTimes on march 15 about my paintings:
http://fort-greene.thelocal.nytimes.com/2013/03/15/fighting-to-make-art/#more-83472


George Spencer (1965) was born and raised in New York. Living in New York City, traveling backing and forth between SoHo and the Upper East Side, introduced Spencer to the world of graffiti. At the just 14 years old, trains became the ideal host to Spencer’s tags. Motion tagging, or the art of graffiti executed on the interiors of trains/buseses while they’re in motion, became his premier style up until the early 80′s. Spencer went on to the School of the Visual Arts which he left early, a decision that lead to start of his Boxing Series in New York’s East Village. Spencer has been involved with art organizations like the arts collective REPOhistory, Art In Odd Places, and ACRIA. In…

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  • Born on March 16
  • Joined January 5, 2011

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acrylic paint, paper, wood, markers, computer, gold leaf, water, pencils, canvas, frames

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About

The link is to an article in The NYTimes on march 15 about my paintings:
http://fort-greene.thelocal.nytimes.com/2013/03/15/fighting-to-make-art/#more-83472


George Spencer (1965) was born and raised in New York. Living in New York City, traveling backing and forth between SoHo and the Upper East Side, introduced Spencer to the world of graffiti. At the just 14 years old, trains became the ideal host to Spencer’s tags. Motion tagging, or the art of graffiti executed on the interiors of trains/buseses while they’re in motion, became his premier style up until the early 80′s. Spencer went on to the School of the Visual Arts which he left early, a decision that lead to start of his Boxing Series in New York’s East Village. Spencer has been involved with art organizations like the arts collective REPOhistory, Art In Odd Places, and ACRIA. In 2001, after a four year pause from his exploratory paintings of boxers, Spencer was called back to the Series and works on them to this day. In 2010 Spencer was featured in the Rizzoli Publication – ” Stickers: From Punk to Contemporary Art” .

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