Street wise

The onetime street artist and creator of the iconic Repeal the Eighth mural is now collaborating with a fund to bring art and creativity to local communities, writes Martha Lewis

8th July, 2018
Maser: ‘We had this drive: we wanted to be all-city, go international and paint in every city we could’ Pic: Fergal Phillips

‘You have that itch always, as a creative. And if you don’t do it, you’ll be down. You have this urge; you just have to create something,” says Dublin artist Maser, best known as the man who brought street art into the mainstream. The energy fuelling that itch is palpable today as he sits in a Dublin hotel, his large frame hunched over a small table. Maser is in excitable mood, and with good reason....

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