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DAC Collection Artist Information

Karel Appel

Dutch painter and sculptor, active in Amsterdam, Paris, and New York

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Born 25 April 1921. Karel Appel executed two free standing paintings for Tweede Vrijzinnig Christelijk Lyceum, The Hague, in 1949-1956. His collaborators on the project were J.J.P. Oud and Wessel Couzijn. In 1948 he co-founded the Cobra movement in Paris.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500030857.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Karel Appel:

Karel Appel Untitled, 20th century Lithograph printed in five colors
Karel Appel The Lovers (Les Amoureux), 1959 Color lithograph
Karel Appel Flying Heads (Tetes volantes), 20th century Color lithograph
Karel Appel Untitled, 1970 Color lithograph
Karel Appel Untitled, ca. 1964 Lithograph
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