Koen Lybaert - [1965 - born in Wilrijk, Belgium]
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Koen Lybaert is an established artist with international exposure He lives and works in Geel, Belgium. Through his works, characterized by their abstract technique, he is constantly striving to create something beautiful.
Turning a passion into a career, Koen Lybaert is a self-taught artist, who takes inspiration from great artists such as Gerhard Richter, Claude Monet and Mark Rothko. A great lover of walks and traveling, he draws most of his inspiration from nature. For this reason his abstract paintings are the result of a translation of emotions through an encounter with form and color. In this way, the love of beauty and color emerges through his technique, and is instantly noticed by the viewer.
Multimedia artist, Koen Lybaert, approaches each medium in a particular way. From photography, to watercolor and oil painting, each of them is characterized by a different process. The technique of oil painting consists of a slow overlapping, layer by layer, of different colors, to obtain abstract works ranging from minimal to more complex works. Blues and greens are often recurrent in his works, but each art piece is an open experiment to discover new nuances by mixing the colors.
Koen Lybaert's career consists of numerous national and international high-level exhibitions. Among the most important is Art Southampton in New York, Arundel Contemporary, UK and Syneton Vs. Art in Bornem. His works are currently exposed in many collections around the world, from Europe to the US. He sold over 800 artworks to private collectors worldwide in 36 different countries, mainly in the USA, UK, Belgium, Germany, Hong Kong, Australia, South Africa, France, Canada, Singapore, Italy, Philippines, Thailand....