Karel Appel

Dutch, 1921-2006

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Karel Appel

Dutch, 1921-2006

1,600 followers
High auction record
€841k, Christie's, 2012
High auction record
€841k, Christie's, 2012
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Karel Appel: Out of Nature,
Blum & Poe
2016
Karel Appel: A Gesture of Color,
Phillips Collection
2015
Karel Appel,
Centre Pompidou

A founder of the CoBrA association of painters, Karel Appel rendered expressionist canvases with …

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A founder of the CoBrA association of painters, Karel Appel rendered expressionist canvases with vibrant color, violent brushwork, and thick application of impasto paint. The artist derived much inspiration from primitive art and children’s drawings, and was influenced by contemporaries such as Jean Dubuffet, the …

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