Original art photography from John Lennon, Yoko Ono, David Bowie and Karel Appel
Nico Koster photography
Nico Koster has spent 30 years capturing the life of Karel Appel, in his unique and inimitable way. The photographs show the life of a colourful and rebellious artist.
The 1969 “Make Love, not war” protest from John Lennon and Yoko Ono was photographed by Nico Koster and are world famous photos till this day.
Nico Koster (1940) is a Dutch photographer who always dreamed of being a professional photographer from a very young age. After completing his military service, he started working for De Telegraaf (a Dutch Newspaper) where he reported on several other historical events such as the train hostage and the occupation of the Indonesian consulate that took place during the 70’s. For that last report, he even received a World Press Photo second price within the category News. In his career, he also received the 1st price at the Zilveren Camera awards. After his career at De Telegraaf, Koster established his own art dealership in 1988 and became one of the leading representatives of Cobra-artists in the Netherlands.