|Self portrait of Frans Koppelaar|
|Born||April 23, 1943
The Hague, Netherlands
|Field||Painting, Landscape art|
Koppelaar's work is congenial to a figurative movement in Dutch contemporary painting that evolved during the 1990s in a reaction to the pared-down conceptual art and the too pompous art-theories of that period. Through the years his style evolved into a simpler, straightforward approach. By 1984, he no longer identified himself with any art movement.
Contemporary painters who are working in a similar way or with similar themes are: