4888. Upfest 2022 (63)

Rich Simmons, Upfest 22, Bristol, May 2022
Rich Simmons, Upfest 22, Bristol, May 2022

I love challenging and controversial pieces, especially ones featuring cultural icons, although it has to be said that two same sex superheroes kissing is far less shocking these days than it would have been when I was growing up, which I would suggest is massive progress on our pathway towards tolerance, equity, respect and understanding,

Rich Simmons, Upfest 22, Bristol, May 2022
Rich Simmons, Upfest 22, Bristol, May 2022

Rich Simmons has produced this superb pop art piece featuring Batman and Superman in an intimate moment, with black and white repetitions of the embrace in the background. An accomplished piece from an accomplished artist that fits the spot in the Tobacco Factory car park perfectly.