Translation website by: Harriet Impey
Willem J.H. Thijs was born in 1932 in Tilburg where he studied at the College of Art from 1953 to 1954.
From 1955 to 1961 he studied free painting and monumental...Read more
Thijs’ work constitutes a fascinating visual story, in which his intense admiration for nature is expressed in a poetically abstract manner. Colour has become autonomous, and determines the final form...Read more
Exhibitions and commissions 2001-2012
“400 jaar Beemster”; exhibition in the sculpture garden “Die Lang Huis”, West-Beemster.
Designs for mobile sculptures...Read more
released March 2019:Coloritmesby Jojada Verrips, about the life and workof Willem Thijs. Order from: De Woordenwinkel
This website has been launched in honour of Willem Thijs' eightieth birthday. The art pieces on the website will be regularly refreshed and are a representation of Willem Thijs' complete oeuvre.