These Beautiful Giants have already become Icons in Pittsburgh.
Simon sculpts larger than life characters for public marvel. The embracing results look like folks you’d invite to join you for a bowl of lunch-counter chili----Simon indeed is some kind of artist!
I was in awe of the magnitude of the sign! What an exceptional signature piece for the Uptown Community
The artist, James Simon, the person who sculpted the Memorial for Fallen Heroes - an interesting life, a great man - the right person for the job.
Again and again, James has been able to successfully integrate the history of a community with its present circumstances to create art that is relevant, relatable, and remarkable.