Steve Powers, a name featured in issue 1 of THE NEW ORDER has had his current exhibit at White Flag Projects in St. Louis reviewed by The Moment. Another hugely fascinating collection of works has culminated as part of “2 Fists of Iron and a Bottle of Beer.”
“For the show, the New York-based graffiti artist has merged the two places people flock to in tough times — the church (the house of the holy spirit) and the bar (the house of many spirits). The altar is a juke box, and sinners are depicted as saints in spray-painted stained glass windows. There’s also a drive-through wedding chapel and a custom auto-graphics shop. But the most provocative pieces are the posters, done in his signature style, announcing recession-era slogans like “We Buy Gold,” “Get on Disability” and “Tent City”.”
View our previous coverage of this exhibition here, including an exceptional short video.