In this illustration based on a cutout painting, Leonardo shows himself as two different heroes at once – Superman and the Mexican wrestler known as Superbarrio. Both can be icons in our lives and when they combine into one self-portrait... blastoff!
Shaun El C. Leonardo blends personal narrative and pop-cultural iconography from his childhood within self-portraiture as a means to convey the complexities of his own masculine and racial identity. These hybridizations take the form of cutout paintings using a specialized, sign-painting enamel. Short