Karel Appel | the artist
Born Apr 25 1921, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Died May 3 2006, Zurich, Switzerland.
Original artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles.
Karel Appel is one of the leading members of the Cobra group where writers, poets and artists united to work together from Kopenhagen, Brussels and Amsterdam. In all this the collective aspect was most dominant. Led by the Belgian writer Dotremont the CoBrA-magazine, books and much talked about exhibitions came into being.CoBrA showed a new mentality, a new approach and new depictions.