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The Reality of Karel Appel
The Reality of Karel Appel
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THE REALITY OF KAREL APPEL

De werkelijkheid van Karel Appel

Directed by Jan Vrijman
Netherlands, 1962
Documentary, Short

Synopsis

The Dutch abstract-expressionist Appel shown “at work” in a film that aims to reveal his philosophy of art: “I paint like a barbarian in a barbarian age”—and so he hits, attacks and slashes the canvas, flinging pigments against it.

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Synopsis

The Dutch abstract-expressionist Appel shown “at work” in a film that aims to reveal his philosophy of art: “I paint like a barbarian in a barbarian age”—and so he hits, attacks and slashes the canvas, flinging pigments against it.