Paul Hartal is a Canadian artist and poet born near Budapest in Europe. He has exhibited his work internationally, including shows at the Lincoln Center in New York, the Sion Museum in Switzerland, the Ramezay Museum in Montreal, Hanseo University in Seoul, the Popov Museum in St. Petersburg and the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest. His canvas, Flowers for Cezanne, displayed at the Musee du Luxembourg in the French capital won the Prix de Paris in 1978. The originator of Lyco Art, Hartal published A Manifesto on Lyrical Conceptualism in Montreal in 1975, which introduced a new art idea concerned with the creative process, cultural transformation and the human condition. His critically acclaimed books include The Brush and the Compass and Postmodern Light.

Music & Poetry
2005, Acrylic on Canvas, 39 (H) x 48 (W) cm