News Tagged: Steve Powers
Before Stephen Powers
became a household name, he painted his moniker ESPO on gates all over the city. Under the guise of graffiti removal, ESPO painted over bombed storefront gates, often in the middle of daytime and always documented them with before and after photographs. And god forbid he got stopped by the police, he would tell them the...
©12ozProphet - Monday February 06, 2012
Steve "Espo" Powers is a man of the streets, to say the least. After over 20+ in the NYC graffiti game, in recent years Powers has focused his talents towards a larger scale. With projects like his "Love Letter To Brooklyn
" and his "Train to Always"; Steve Powers' murals have brought a new life to desolate, industrial corners of the 5 boroughs....
©12ozProphet - Friday January 13, 2012
Steve "Espo" Powers
latest mural popped up in Brooklyn this week, entitled "Train To Always". The imaginary train map makes stops at "Hope" and "Seek", as well as less desirable destinations like "Lonely", "Waiting", and "Maybe". No matter where you get off at, make sure to thank Espo for the ride!
©12ozProphet - Thursday January 05, 2012
In a throwback to the days of Crazy Eddie's, Ari, excuse me, Gary "the guy who's got that," is selling all the work at the ICY Signs shop for "rock-bottom prices." They've got 5,400 sq. ft. of blue chip art at corn chip prices.
Head to ICY Signs
at 200 Livingston Street in Downtown Brooklyn for your chance to bring home a masterpiece on the...
©12ozProphet - Thursday December 15, 2011
This weekend Steve Powers and Todd James' Livingston Street Market opened in Brooklyn, the redux version of the seminal exhibition Street Market
, first exhibited in 2000. Scroll through the photos after the jump to enjoy the creativity and wit we've come to expect for these two brilliant artists.
©12ozProphet - Monday November 21, 2011
In anticipation of Stephen Powers and Todd James' Livingston Street Market opening this weekend we took a look back at the original Street Market exhibition that put Deitch Projects on the map back in 2000.
©12ozProphet - Thursday November 17, 2011
The latest video on Vice's Art Talk series features Stephen Powers
, the artist formerly known as ESPO. The video is really well done, interesting and worth watching. He talks about his influences behind his recent Love Letter to Brooklyn mural project, why he hates the phrase graffiti artist, and why his studio is filled with yellow...
©12ozProphet - Tuesday November 15, 2011
On Thursday, Nov. 3rd, 2011 a major art benefit went down in lower Manhattan at the Wooster Street Social Club to help raise money for the financial burden of the Seeger Family of Brooklyn. If you are not familiar with the story behind the inception of Aidan Has a Posse
, it is catch phrase that was created to show support of Aidan Jack Seeger, a...
©12ozProphet - Thursday November 10, 2011
Steve Powers' Love Letter to Brooklyn
is a large-scale mural project in Downtown Brooklyn. This slideshow by Chino
shows some behind the scenes shots of the murals being painted as well as documentation of the final artwork.
©12ozProphet - Wednesday November 02, 2011
A dope short of Steve Powers painting in the studio. Accompanied by young Malcolm plus an appropriate John Coltrane soundtrack. Days, days days, 100 days, 100th daily painting.
©12ozProphet - Friday May 20, 2011