Karel Appel

Dutch, 1921–2006

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Bio

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 …

Blue chip status
Blue chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Auction
High auction record
€841.0k, Christie's, 2012

Notable Works

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Career Highlights
User
Solo show at a major institution
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and 1 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 7 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale National Pavilion, and 2 more
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