Karel Appel

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Life Dates
1921 - 2006
Nationality
Dutch
Artist Biography
Karel Appel's early work was influenced by Picasso and Matisse. He founded the experimental group and magazine, Reflex in 1948. He was introduced to action painting when he visited the United States in 1957. In edition to painting, Appel worked with sculpture, murals, and stained glass.