Chicago-based artist Joey D. has garnered a reputation for his pop-surrealist murals and animations. His work recalls, in some cases, ’90s-era animation and the iconography of the Chicago area.
On the above piece, “Alice Alpacacorn,” the artist says this: A bunch of people who stopped by asked me what my inspiration for this was and like most of my work, it references my childhood. If you swipe to the last photo [referencing the last in the sequence of photos on Instagram] you’ll see me from the year 1976 on my banana mobile… ”
See more on the muralist’s Instagram page.