Art of the Day – 6/17/13 (Amorous Dance, Karel Appel)

17 Jun

Daily Artwork — “Amorous Dance, Karel Appel, 1955”

Use the images posted in this feature for writing prompts, warm-up activities, drawing templates or as part of an artwork critique.

1955– Amorous Dance. Oil on canvas. Tachisme style. Karel Appel (1921 – 2006). Tate Gallery, London, UK.

“Describing his technique, Appel said: ‘I slap at the paint with brushes and palette knives and my bare hands.’ The outlines of two dancing figures can barely be deciphered amidst the explosion of line and colour.” (Wikipaintings)
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