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Karel Appel. Collages 1957-1968

New publication:

Karel Appel. Collages 1957-1968, published by Jahn und Jahn, Munich, Distributor Buchhandlung Walther König.

Available here.


The Karel Appel Foundation hereby announces the online publication of its first volume of the Catalogue of Works by Karel Appel, encompassing the oeuvre’s latest period from 1990 to 2006. Subsequent volumes will follow in reverse chronological order and in keeping with the progress of the underpinning research. The Catalogue details the reproduction, description of physical characteristics, exhibition history and literature references, contextual information and related works of each painting created within the period, as well as ‘object painting’ (a denomination inclusive of assemblages, reliefs and three-dimensional works) and site-specific installation by Karel Appel, as far as available. Prints, multiples, textiles or theatre props are not included. Drawings are merely included as related to published works.

You can access the Catalogue of Works by Karel Appel through the Karel Appel Foundation's website, or directly here.

Current solo exhibitions

Rencontre au printemps, 1958

Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin

Karel Appel. Encounter in Spring and what follows

January 13 - February 25, 2023

Image: Rencontre au printemps, 1958

Recent solo exhibitions

Animal no.24, 1951


Karel Appel. Spinning Six Decades

October 28, 2022 - January 14, 2023

Image: Animal no.24, 1951

Fields no.13, 1979


Karel Appel, Het Nieuwe Werk

September 03 - November 05, 2022

Image: Fields no.13, 1979

Bataille d'animaux, 1958

Galerie Max Hetzler, London

Karel Appel. Paris / New York

January 20 - February 26, 2022

Image: Bataille d'animaux, 1958

Eternal Space of Being

Galerie Lelong & Co., Paris

Karel Appel. Eternal Space of Being

November 18, 2021 - January 08, 2022

Image: Eternal Space of Being no.8, 1990

Titan Series no. 7, 1988

EENWERK Gallery, Amsterdam

Karel Appel. Life-size and larger

September 05 - October 09, 2021

Image: Titan Series no. 7, 1988

Horizon of Tuscany no.28

Slewe Gallery, Amsterdam

Karel Appel. Horizon of Tuscany

April 24 - June 27, 2021

Image: Horizon of Tuscany no.28, 1995

Singing Donkeys, 1992

Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin

Karel Appel. Object Paintings

February - April, 2021

Image: Singing Donkeys, 1992

Red Flower, 1997

Almine Rech, Paris

Karel Appel. Figures et paysages

October 12 - November 16, 2019

Image: Red Flower, 1997

Nude no. 32, 1995 

Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin

Karel Appel. Late Nudes, 1985-1997

November 15, 2019 - January 11, 2020

Image: Nude no. 32, 1995 

Recent group exhibitions

Personage, 1969

Almine Rech, Paris, Matignon


November 18 - December 22, 2022

Image: Personage, 1969


Musée Soulages, Rodez

Chaissac & Cobra, Sous le signe du serpent

November 16, 2021 - May 08, 2022

Image left: Karel Appel, Woman with Cat, 1950 / Image right: Gaston Chaissac, Personnage serpent enroulé, 1949

Nude (Nude Series), 1962

Almine Rech, Paris

Portraits / Abstraits

September 09 - October 09, 2021

Image: Nude (Nude Series), 1962

Brainwave_Slewe Gallery

Slewe Gallery, Amsterdam


September 04 - October 09, 2021

Image: Horizon of Tuscany no.18, 1995

Wooden Cat, 1947

Kunstmuseum Den Haag

Cobra en Chaissac. Zielsverwanten

May 8 - September 19, 2021

Image: Wooden Cat, 1947