Mixed media on French linen

175cm x 143cm
  • Artwork Description
    The work "À La Folie" is in the latest artwork in serie "Love is the answer", released in 2022. This is a collection to honor love and the desire to spread a message of humanity through quirky yet romantic graffiti symbols. "À La Folie" in French translates to: "You love maddly, love until being crazy". The work is not only a masterpiece of art, but through it it is the mirror that best reflects the interior and personality of the artist - an artist who always devotes himself to art and love. The center of the painting is a multi-colored heart symbolizing the love that the artist wants to give to all his beloved audience. Besides, the use of black and gray tones as symbolizing the ups and downs in life is the highlight through which we see the image of the heart becoming infinitely brighter on the background. that darkness, and at the same time showing the ingenious color playing skills of artist Kongo. Hidden in the text underneath the picture is the message as well as the name of this collection itself: “Love is the answer”.
    “À La Folie” is the language of love, a symbol that conveys the message of the desire to be loved, the gratitude for love and the wish that love will spread throughout our lives so that this world the artist will become better and better.

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,…