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Karel Appel: A Gesture of Color

Karel Appel (1921-2006) is perhaps the most renowned Dutch artist of the latter half of the twentieth century and one of the founding members of the avant-garde Cobra group. Marking the tenth anniversary of the artist's death, this survey of twenty-two paintings and sculptures provides a fresh look at an oeuvre that goes beyond the 1950s, spanning more than sixty years. A Gesture of Color revisits Appel's early interest in children's art, his stylistic experiments, and his highly personal - and sometimes almost abstract - interpretation of traditional subjects like the nude, the portrait, and the urban or rural landscape. 

Physical description:
Hardcover; 80 pages
Munich: Sieveking, 2016
ISBN: 9783944874487
8.5 x 10.5 inches
Weight: 1.5 lbs.

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