Cyre de Toggenburg
|Cyre de Toggenburg|
June 17, 1972 |
She was trained in an ultra-traditional practice that gave her an important technical base. Since 1996, she has turned to abstraction.
Cyre belongs to the GAVART Gallery, a group of sculptors and painters, whose members include Zaven, Aléhaux, Beyssey, Bouchaud, de Kerhor, de Verdière, du Jeu, Kwak, Lalanne, among others. Graduating from the Conservatoire de Paris, Cyre pursued her studies of human sciences and psychoanalysis at the Institut de Psychanalyse Active, Paris.
Her works, influenced by Rothko, are oriented towards abstraction. She named them all "No title" until 2011. She often uses the square format, a technique commonly used for photography.
While her work is stylistically similar to the Abstract Expressionists, she is also influenced by Romanticists. Cyre de Toggenburg herself has stated that she has been influenced by the works of Delacroix and Géricault, and others like Turner, Leroy Neiman, El Greco, Nicolas de Staël and Klimt.
Cyre de Toggenburg's painting continues the path of Vasudeo S. Gaitonde towards Zen and Spiritualism and Gerhard Richter's towards abstraction. The artist seeks to touch the spirituality of the observer. Her research focused on abstract painting in the fields of literature, science, sociology, ethnology, philosophy, psychology, quantum physics, chemistry and Zen.
Her intellectual curiosity led her to exploit the progress of science and to transposed those mechanisms to pictorial abstraction.
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