Koen Lybaert is a Belgian painter born in 1965 in Wilrijk. Today he lives and works in Geel. 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.
In addition, as an Multimedia artist, he 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.