short biography

Karel Appel (born 1921 in Amsterdam / Netherlands, died 2006 in Zurich / Switzerland), painter, draftsman and sculptor, was a founding member of the group COBRA. The group included, among others Pierre Alechinsky, Constant, Guillaume Corneille, Asger Jorn, Lucebert, Jan Nieuwenhuys and Theo Wolvecamp.

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collection/s

ARCO Foundation Collection ASU Art Museum, Phoenix Benesse Art Site, Naoshima CODA Museum, Apeldoorn Ca la Ghironda, Bologna Centre Pompidou, Paris Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Amstelveen Dordrechts Museum ESSL MUSEUM Klosterneuburg Frac Provence-Alpes-Côte d´Azur, Marseille ° GAM Galleria Civica d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin ° Gemeentemuseum Den Haag & GEM-Museum for Contemporary Art Gemeentemuseum Helmond Ghisla Art Collection, Locarno Haifa Museum of Art Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo . Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin KMSKA Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerpen KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art Aalborg Kunsthalle Bremen Kunsthalle Emden Kunsthalle zu Kiel ° Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz ° Kunstmuseum Ravensburg Kunstsammlungen der Ruhr-Universität - CAMPUSMUSEUM / SITUATION KUNST LAAC, Dunkerque LENTOS Kunstmuseum, Linz ° La Boverie, Liège Les Abattoirs - Frac Midi-Pyrénées, Toulouse MAC - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, São Paulo . MAMAC Nice ° MAMbo Bologna ° MASP - Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge / MA ° MOMAT The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo Mart Trento e Rovereto . Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Museu Berardo, Lisbon ° Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam ° Museum Folkwang, Essen Museum Villa Haiss, Zell am Harmersbach Museum Würth, Künzelsau Museum de Fundatie Zwolle Museums Vledder Musée d´Art Moderne de Céret National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa National Gallery of Iceland National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Oklahoma City Museum of Art Reading Public Museum ° Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede SMAK Ghent ° Sammlung Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt Sculpture International Rotterdam Simon Fraser University Gallery, Burnaby Stedelijk Museum Schiedam Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam Tate Collection The Nelson, Davis Trevi Flash Art Museum Ulster Museum, Belfast Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven ° Vancouver Art Gallery ° Wilhelm Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen
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  • 29. Jan 03. May
    CoBrA KUNST HAUS WIEN Museum Hundertwasser