Thijmen van Kooij - Painter of nightscapes




Thijmen van Kooij (1969) is a Dutch painter of nightscapes, who portrays the interplay between artificial light and our environment, where man-made light serves as a reminder of our presence within nature. Through his unusual landscapes and dark-light contrast, where ordinary places become extraordinary. His works exude a sense of mystery, alluding to a deeper connection to the world around us. The paintings aim to evoke a feeling of the sublime, inviting the viewer to contemplate the beauty and wonder of our relationship with the natural world.