Mixed media on French linen

82cm x 104cm

  • Artwork Description
    The work was sketched by the artist after his visit to Vietnam in 2017 and was completed in 2020 to celebrate the opening of his first personal gallery in Hanoi. Paris is the place where Kongo nourish the artist's dreams, is also the school and the first "exhibition" for the time when he started practicing Graffiti on the street, and Hanoi, the provenience of culture. He chose Hanoi as the location to open his first personal gallery with the determination to bring the world's contemporary cultural quintessence to his homeland.

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,…