Hikari Shimoda

Hikari Shimoda blurs the boundaries between cuteness and horror in her neon-spattered manga style depictions of children (often in heroic costume).

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She feels the ambiguity and fluidity of childrens’ identity makes them excellent subjects
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Some are sweet, yet slightly soul-less…
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And some paintings look like the fallout after an explosion at a toy factory.
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Here’s my favorite piece:
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Hikari Shimoda

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2 Responses to “Hikari Shimoda”

  1. Lovely colors, especially the last piece, it’s my favorite too.

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