Karel Appel

Painting, Visual Artist

1921 – 2006

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Who was Karel Appel?

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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Born
Apr 25, 1921
Amsterdam
Also known as
  • Appel, Karel
Nationality
  • Netherlands
Education
  • Royal Academy
Lived in
  • Amsterdam
Died
May 3, 2006
Zürich
Resting place
Père Lachaise Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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