Lyco art Lyco art is very much the brainwave of Paul Hartal, a Hungarian yet naturalised Canadian Poet and painter. Lyco art is somewhat synonymous with lyrical conceptionalism as defined with a manifesto from Hartal in Montreal dating back to 1975. According to Lyco art, Body mind and soul is engaged in art. Here the idea is very much that of our entire being acting as a tool for outering our thoughts in all aspects of art. It does so with a mix of rational emotional or subconscious processes. You can read more about art movements here.