PAIX PEACE PAZ


Mixed media on French linen

81 cm x 100 cm 

  • Artwork Description
    This art piece from 2019 is an Ode to peace. Spelled in French, English and Spanish this repeated  word is coming as a mantra, then it is repeated in numerology as 140. The intention is here to manifest what the world desperately needs. These explosions of red and orange splashes can be a reminder of war zones, discriminations and violences that need to be overcome through act of peace. Painted in green,blue and white those letters are popping in contrast and create a separation between the red back ground and them. The words getting out of their preconceived square zone is certainly coming from a desire to expand and heal.

Cyril Kongo’s artworks is marked by his experience and his vision of life. After painting in the streets for more than 30 years and working so that graffiti can be perceived differently, this artist is now considered as a pioneer who understood how to break the codes and build something new through his contemporary and “avant-gardiste” point of view. His influences are multicultural, his level of excellence and his capacity to create new bridges between opposite worlds has forged his style and career.

 

 

Cyril Kongo has been able to associate his name with excellence, abundance and virtuosity. He comes from a marginalized environment which has been set aside of the institutionalized art industry but today this visionary artist is known internationally. His singular universe and his strong identity gave him the opportunity to collaborate with the most prestigious names of fashion such as Hermès, Chanel, Richard Mille but also with luxurious brands based on art and craftsmanship such as La Cornue, Pinel&Pinel, Atelier Victor, Daum,…