One of Kimyon’s direct inspirations, Keith Haring, can definitely be seen in his artwork. As New York Magazine points out, it’s likely due to his historical apartment:
In the House of the Radiant Baby
When two designers realized their Craigslist apartment used to be Keith Haring’s, they made him the design inspiration.
In retrospect, it seems like destiny. “We were meant to be here,” says Cole Nahal about the Broome Street apartment he shares with Garrett Bowser. “About a month before we found it, I took a picture of Garrett in front of the Houston Street Keith Haring memorial mural.” Destiny because a few weeks later, … read more here
– Via: New York Mag