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Karel Appel

I spread the paint with palette knives or with my hands, sometimes whole pots at one time.

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Karel Appel was born in 1921 in Amsterdam, Holland. He attends the Academy of Fine Arts of Amsterdam from 1940-1943, at the same time as his friend Corneille. He shows interest in Picasso, Klee and Matisse and his work is thus influenced by these artists. He has his first exhibition in 1946, and meets Constant the following year. In 1948, he participates with Corneille and Constant, in the . . .

5 work(s) available

Unknown title III
Screenprint
Figure
Lithograph
Bird II
Etching
Bird I
Etching
Poster
Signed poster

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
Karel Appel, Peintures de 1937 1957 , M. Ragon, Galile, Paris, 1988 / CR des sculptures, D. Kuspit, New York, 1994 All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • Karel Appel painter , H. Klaus, Strengolt, Amsterdam, 1962
  • Karel Appel, de 1943 1967 , P. Bellew, Fabbri, Milan, 1967
  • Street Art de Karel Appel , P. Restany, Galile, Paris, 1982
  • Karel Appel, uvres sur papier , J-C. Lambert, Cercle dArt, 1988
To read from the artist :
  • Appels appels , Rothmans of Pall Mall, Canada, 1972
Website :
www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/appel.html

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Art movements

  • + COBRA / 1948-1952 / Christian Dotremont, etc.
All art movements

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