Karel Appel

Christiaan Karel Appel

Karel Appel
Karel Appel in Dutch television show Een groot uur "U" in 1974

Born: 25 April 1921; Amsterdam, Netherlands

Died: 03 May 2006; Zürich, Switzerland

Active Years: 1946 - 2005

Field: painting, sculpture

Nationality: Dutch, Swiss

Art Movement: Art Informel

School or Group: COBRA

Christiaan Karel Appel was a Dutch painter, sculptor, and poet. He started painting at the age of fourteen and studied at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam in the 1940s. He was one of the founders of the avant-garde movement CoBrA in 1948.

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Artworks by Style

Art Informel


Artworks by Genre

nude painting (nu)

figurative painting

abstract painting

Artworks by Technique


oil on canvas