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Karel Appel (The Face of Appel) – cloth bound book – 1977


The Face of Appel

–cloth bound book- – 1977
Hardcover Book

photos: Nico Koster
text: Ed Wingen
english translation by Suzanne Lambrechts-Spronck

A beautifully cloth bound book which shows Karel Appel working at the height of this power in the 1970s. A glimpse into the world behind the canvas.

200 pages in color with English text adapted by Kenneth White

ISBN: 9062162045
Publisher: Van Spijk
Date of Publication: 1977
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine/No Jacket

Availability: In stock

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Karel Appel is one of the founding members of the CoBrA movement in the 1950s. Later Appel emerged as one of the most important modern artists of the 20th century for his use of color. Appel is held in the collections of innumerable museums worldwide.

“My paint tube is like a rocket which describes its own space. I try to make the impossible possible. What is happening I cannot forsee; it is a surprise. Painting, like passion, is an emotion full of truth and rings a living sound–like the roar coming from the lion’s breast.”

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11 1/2 x 11 3/8in





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Limited Edition

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