GQ Asks its Favorite Artists to “PLEASE ADD GRAFFITI” to Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus’

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 10, 2013
Leading up to Yeezus’ highly anticipated release, Kanye West and his creative team at DONDA took a slightly different approach to the usual marketing scheme for a new album – no singles were released and no music videos were created. Remi...

Steve “ESPO” Powers Creates Alternate Cover for Yeezus

MusicComments ⋅ Jun 25, 2013
Kanye West is famous for talking a lot. Understatements aside, it’s this personal brand of ostentatious bravado that has led to his undeniable success, that which has fueled recent discussion of his newest album. Acknowledging this in the weeks...

JJ DOOM – “Bookhead” Video Directed by Steve “ESPO” Powers

MusicComments ⋅ Jun 20, 2013
The collaborative effort between Jneiro Jarel and DOOM, JJ DOOM return on an unreleased number titled “Bookhead.” This new joint comes as their first production together since 2012′s Key to Kuffs. Directed by iconic street artist an...

Stephen “ESPO” Powers “Visual Blues” Exhibition @ Alice Gallery Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ May 24, 2013
New York street artist Stephen Powers, or ESPO amongst peers, recently showcased a slew of pop art-inspired pieces at Brussels’ Alice Gallery. Entitling the body of work as “Daily Metaltations,” Powers pulls from the reflection of t...

Stephen Powers “Visual Blues” Exhibition

ArtsComments ⋅ May 15, 2013
Stephen Powers, better known as ESPO in the art world, is set to open a solo exhibition at Alice Gallery in Brussels. The show will feature several picks from Powers’ already classic body of work, including new renditions of pieces from his ...

NYorkers: Steve Powers

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 27, 2012
Originally conceived of by Moonshot Productions to highlight the rich artistic community that calls the Big Apple home, the latest edition of the “NYorkers” documentary series highlights longtime resident and celebrated graffiti vet Steve...

Take a Trip Into the Studios of Steve “ESPO” Powers

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 3, 2012
The curtains are set to open on September 6 at the Joshua Liner Gallery in Brooklyn for the opening of Steve Powers’ “A Word Is Worth A Thousand Pictures” exhibition. To coincide with the showing, Powers (also known as ESPO) takes a...

Juxtapoz Magazine Issue #136

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 21, 2012
The May 2012 edition of Juxtapoz Magazine — or issue #136 — unabashedly celebrates street art in its “special examination on the state of public art in 2012.” This issue is the culmination of a year’s investigation into...

Flights of Genius by Stephen Powers

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 14, 2011
Ogilvy & Mather New York and Joshua Liner Gallery unveil a series of commissioned murals by celebrated artist Stephen Powers that reinterpret the words and quotes of agency founder David Ogilvy – one of the most influential and importa...

Steve Powers: Love Letter to Syracuse

ArtsComments ⋅ Nov 9, 2010
Offered above is a great short film created and directed by Faythe Levine and Samuel Macon about Steve Powers’ latest art installation, entitled “Love Letter to Syracuse.” The piece delves in to Power’s importance when it...

Absolut Art of Sharing by ESPO and Chiho Aoshima

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 16, 2010
Absolut Vodka tapped Stephen Powers and Chiho Aoshima for a new promotion entitled, “The Absolut Art of Sharing”. For this campaign, each artist contributed two designs to a series of four unique drink pitchers. The set been released...

ESPO @ 2010 PSFK Conference New York

ArtsComments ⋅ May 21, 2010
Shown is a video of Steve Powers’ session during the 2010 PSFK Conference in New York City last month. Speaking on various subjects, the artist, famously known as ESPO, breaks down his journey into artwork with a sense of playful humor. Def...

D.I.Y. America: “Public Spaces Vs. Private Space”

UncategorizedComments ⋅ May 5, 2010
Blacklake Productions offer the fourth and final installment of in their ‘D.I.Y. America’ series featuring commentary and interviews on American graffiti, skate and music culture by ESPO, KR, Craig R. Stegyk, Shepard Fairey, Barry McGee, Amaze, E...

FREE NEWS PROJECT: A Love Letter For You Interview with Steve Powers

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Mar 29, 2010
To compliment the release of their A Love Letter For You – Brick Valentines On The Philly Skyline book with Steve Powers aka ESPO (released earlier this year), FREE NEWS PROJECTS presents an interview with the multi-faceted artist. The inte...

Steve Powers “Love Letter” Project

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Aug 24, 2009
Encompassing 50 painted walls throughout a designated section of Philadelphia, famed artist Steve Powers, also known as ESPO, teams up with the city for a special project, entitled Love Letter. The street mural showcase will not only feature ESPO...