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November 8, 2015, CAMBRIDGE – Antonio Maycott, spray paint artist, originally from Mexico, giving a live spray paint performance outside the Harvard Square station, MA on Sunday. The artist makes his paintings on the spot, with some quirky music playing in the background to attract the passing by crowd, and sells his work for $10 per artwork. Photograph by Shraddha Gupta.

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November 8, 2015, CAMBRIDGE – Antonio Maycott, spray paint artist, originally from Mexico, giving a live spray paint performance outside the Harvard Square station, MA on Sunday. The artist said, “The painting performance intrigues people and makes them stop, as they all want to see the process of how it is made. The live performance element adds a lot to my work, and honestly, that is why it sells. It has a unique entertainment value to it”. Photograph by Shraddha Gupta.

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November 8, 2015, CAMBRIDGE – An inquisitive crowd of tourists, visitors and photographers passes by and clicks, Antonio Maycott, spray paint artist, giving a live spray paint performance outside the Harvard Square station, on Sunday. “I am from Mexico, and have been performing at this spot for the past 15 years. A friend of mine taught me how to make these paintings with spray colors at a fest, back in my home country, and since then I have been practicing and doing the same,” said Maycott. Photograph by Shraddha Gupta.

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November 8, 2015, CAMBRIDGE – A little girl, excited to buy a painting, gives money to Antonio Maycott, spray paint artist, giving a live spray paint performance outside the Harvard Square station, MA on Sunday. “Children love this the most. They are keen to standby and see me making the painting and sometimes they even want to try their hands on it. More than the parents, I think it is the children who want to buy these paintings, and take it with them as souvenirs. I hope these paintings inspire them to become artists when they grow up too,” said Maycott. Photograph by Shraddha Gupta.

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November 8, 2015, CAMBRIDGE – Antonio Maycott, spray paint artist, originally from Mexico, talks happily to children, while they buy paintings from him, attracted by his live spray paint performance outside the Harvard Square station, MA on Sunday. “I love children. And they love me and my art too! I have been doing this for 15 years now, at this same spot, and I enjoy each day of it,” said Maycott. Photograph by Shraddha Gupta.

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