Karel Appel was a Dutch painter, sculptor, & poet who was 1 of the founders of Cobra. The new art of the CoBrA-group was not popular in the Netherlands, but it found a warm welcome in Denmark. In Denmark CoBrA artists started cooperating by collectively painting the insides of houses, which encouraged and intensified the exchange of the typical 'childish' and spontaneous picture language used by the CoBrA group.

Karel Appel was a Dutch painter, sculptor, & poet who was 1 of the founders of Cobra. The new art of the CoBrA-group was not popular in the Netherlands, but it found a warm welcome in Denmark. In Denmark CoBrA artists started cooperating by collectively p

Karel Appel’s Portrait of Theo Wolvecamp. Corneille, Karel Appel and Constant invited THeo to join the Dutch Experimental Group. This group merged later on into the international group of artists known as Cobra.

Artist Birthday April 1921 Karel Appel was born in Amsterdam in the Netherlands on April 1921 He started painting at the very early age of 14 and became one of the founder members of the movement Cobra in Karel died in Zurich Switzerland on May

'Portrait d'Emmanuel Looten' (1956) by Karel Appel

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'Portrait d'Emmanuel Looten' (1956) by Karel Appel

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