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New Simon Monk Paintings

We covered artist Simon Monk’s action figure paintings last year. His ‘Secret Identity’ series, depicting superhero action figures hanging in plastic bags, is currently a part of the ‘Oh Plastiksak’ exhibition at the¬†Gewerbemuseum in Winterthur, Switzerland. The exhibit includes two brand new pieces, ‘Bruce Wayne’ and ‘Tim Drake’ (above). You can order limited edition giclee […]

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Modern Art With Superhero Figures

In the on-going debate between ‘MOC’ action figure collectors, and those that choose to open their toys, the openers have scored a palpable hit with Secret Identity, a remarkable series of photo-realistic paintings by artist Simon Monk. “Placed in carrier bags and hung on a hook in a domestic space they become recently purchased objects, […]

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