There is plenty of irony worked into Secret Identity by Simon Monk, a series of paintings that represents superhero figurines sealed within clear plastic carrying bags and hung on the backs of bedroom doors. The qualities of power and impunity that the comic book characters possess have been reduced two- and even threefold in the way that the artist has depicted them here.
Remarkably realistic painting techniques make the ideas communicated in this collection all the more coherent and compelling. Batman, Spiderman, Superman, the Hulk and others are encapsulated within small and inanimate plastic bodies and further imprisoned by their wrappers. The bright visual effect of reflected light on the sacks obscures the subjects even more, reinforcing the notion of obstruction in Secret Identity by Simon Monk.
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