Karel Appel

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Birthday
25, 1921
Birthplace
Netherlands
Death Date
May 3, 2006 (85)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
25, 1921
Birthplace
Netherlands
Death Date
May 3, 2006 (85)

About

Avant garde painter and sculptor who joined COBRA in 1948. He sculpted with a wide variety of materials and painted them bright colors.

Before Fame

He began his career by painting a still life of a fruit basket when he was 14 years old.

Trivia

He established the Karel Appel Foundation to preserve and display his artwork.

Family Life

He had three siblings.

Associated With

He was inspired by Henri Matisse.