YOKO HONDA & THE '80S DREAMSCAPE
There’s something refreshingly glib, and nostalgically irreverent, about Japanese artist Yoko Honda’s '80s inspired artwork. Her work feels as if your elementary school Trapper Keeper (yeah, remember those) exploded onto a canvas, creating geometric swaths of iridescent pinks and oranges, playfully surrounding subject matters the likes of Boy George and Madonna. The rooms Honda depicts feel like a hybrid space directly out of the dreams of Nicole (from My Two Dads) and Evie (from Out of This World). I’m especially a fan of her landscapes with bold, one-dimensional mountain ranges and cityscapes exploding in swaths of turquoise and cotton candy pink. Yum.