Cyrcle. Returns with Totym
Many a time, we were witnesses of the extraordinary artistic achievements of the energetic and constantly active art duo CYRCLE. Their vigorous devotion to the creation of murals can be seen across the walls of cities on different continents. This summer, European cities have had the pleasure to become homes for artworks by this tireless art duo: from the beautifully executed artwork on a facade of a house in Munich, reflecting the unique style of the duo, to the masterful mural on the wall on Wesbanhof Station in Vienna through a collaboration with Gaia, as well as their massive mural for Cultura Nova project on the streets of Heerlen in Netherlands. Surely, CYRCLE. are a true paradigm of the articulation of fine art and urban art.
This campaign was created by the Los Angeles based collective in order to explore the nature of symbolic power and question the notions of control. OVERTHRONE! POORING REIGN was the first solo exhibition of the artists in the United Kingdom. However, the concept has stayed alive for some time now, not being solely limited to the exhibition itself. It represents the artists’ devotion to the creative process of deconstruction manifesting itself through the transformation of specific symbolic imagery. CYRCLE. themselves have said that the aim is “a subliminal call to action…”, a way to overthrow the shadows of oppression and doubt in order to clear our minds and reclaim the power of action as individuals. The OVERTHRONE! campaign is coming to an end with an inspirational piece…
For their most recent piece of art, CYRCLE. were especially influenced and inspired by their summer explorations in Vienna during 2014. The limited edition print titled Totym represents the final installment within the OVERTHRONE! campaign. It is a result of the collective’s devotion to the nature of symbolic power and, more specifically, the endless potential of mythological narratives. Totym is a reflection of “the infinite nature of mythologies of the mind and the power they wield”, CYRCLE. asserts. The edition size is 80 pieces and it is signed, numbered and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from CYRCLE. and 1xRUN. This piece pay homage to pre-computer, traditional graphic design and the concept itself represents a mesmerizing equilibrium of the theoretical notions and aesthetics. It is an opportunity which should not be missed by collectors and art lovers…