Van der Kooi about

In an interview placed in two Dutch news papers, Van der Kooi talks about the changes in biodiversity, the (Dutch) landscape, and the animals he painted inside his house in Friesland (in Dutch; Leeuwarder Courant and Dagblad van het Noorden 7 April 2017).
Leeuwarder Courant
Radio 1 interview


Van der Kooi in Nieuwsuur

Van der Kooi's exhibition alongside works by Rembrandt was featured in the national TV 1 news show Nieuwsuur. The item features Dutch and German interviews.
See here.

Masterclasses in Israel and Palestine

Two newspaper articles in Dutch, in Friesch Dagblad (pdf) and Leeuwarder Courant (here.

Niet haten maar schilderen (Don't hate, but paint)- NRC Handelsblad 30 July 2016, here.


Van der Kooi was guest in a regional tv program

Jan van der Kooi discusses his recent travel to Israel and Palestine, how he experienced the local disturbances and his guest professorship in the region.

The show (in Dutch and Frisian) can be viewed here.

Media attention about the Sunlight exhibition at Arti Legi in Gouda, 2014

Van der Kooi was interviewed in the radio and tv show of Omrop Fryslân: Op & Ut, December, 6, 2014
The Dutch comedian Paul van Vliet opens the sunlight exhibition Goudse Post newspaper December 17, 2014
On 10 januari Jan van der Kooi hosted the Radio 4 classical music program "Een goedemorgen met ...". Playback here.

The exhibition of Jan van der Kooi in the Dordrechts Museum on Dutch television.

Documentary of Frank Peters on behalf of the Dordrechts Museum. Click here.

RTV Dordrecht November 13, 2012. This documentary contains interviews with Jan van der Kooi, Frits Duparc (former director Mauritshuis, The Hague) and Peter Schoon (director Dordrechts Museum). Click here.

Omrop Fryslân November 14, 2012. Click here.

TV Rijnmond November 9, 2012. Click here.

NRC Handelsblad September 5, 2012

Interview about the old scetchbook that belonged to the Swedish royal family and contained paintings by Michelangelo and Raphael, now in the possession of Jan van der Kooi (Dutch).


Leeuwarder Courant, 8 mei 2012

"The horse as a challenge"
Click here for the article (Dutch).

Friesch Dagblad November 2012



Trouw, November 29, 2012

"Work like Da Vinci" (Dutch)


Actief, December 12, 2012

"Drawer Jan van der Kooi exhibits work" (Dutch)


Dagblad van het Noorden, May 31, 2010

The heart of my house: Jan van der Kooi speaks about his house and his studio.
Click here for the article (Dutch).

Leeuwarder Courant, May 8, 2009

Jan van der Kooi draws in a very old scetchbook that has been in the possession of the Swedish royal family, Michelangelo and Raphael (Dutch).


Audiosample 'de Avonden'

Gijsbert van der Wal in conversation with Jan van der Kooi in the VPRO program De Avonden.
Link to the audiofragment (Dutch).

Trouw, 30 oktober 2007

"Painter working in silence"
Click here for the article (Dutch).

Media attention for missing painting

In April 2008 the painting “Summer 2006” was lost for some weeks. Much media attention was paid to the missing painting, which eventually helped to get the work back (all Dutch):
RTV Noord April 3, 2008: click here.
Friesch Dagblad April 3, 2008: click here and April 5, 2008: click here.
Leeuwarder Courant April 3, 2008: click here and April, 4 click here.
Dagblad van het Noorden April 4, 2008: click here.

Jan van der Kooi in Dutch television program 'het Klokhuis' April 15, 2004

Jan van der Kooi in het Klokhuis
Click on the image to see the video.
Check your settings if the video does not work or have a look at the website of Het Klokhuis.

Museum De Buitenplaats exhibition 2007

Have a look around the exhibition of Jan van der Kooi held in 2007 - 2008 at Museum De Buitenplaats.
Note: QuickTime Player is needed to allow the link to work.

Media attention exhibition Museum Smallingerland 1995

In 1995 Jan van der Kooi's work was shown in the Museum Smallingerland, Drachten, The Netherlands. The title of the exhibition was: ’49 sketch books and a defecating tiger’.
Leeuwarder Courant July 7, 1995: Click here.
Nieuwsblad van het Noorden July 25, 1995: Click here.

Large exhibition Museum De Buitenplaats 2002 - 2003

In the winter of 2002 – 2003 Jan van der Kooi exhibited many works in Museum De Buitenplaats in Eelde, The Netherlands. This exhibition was reported extensively in public media, including national television (all Dutch).
Leeuwarder Courant November 1, 2002: click here.
Dagblad van het Noorden November 15, 2002: click here and here.
Leeuwarder Courant about the success of the exhibition, November 6, 2002: click here and Januari 24, 2003 click here.
Article about the documentary on national television December 27, 2002: click here.

Exhibition Royal Society of Portrait Painters, London, United Kingdom

In 2007 Jan van der Kooi participated in an exhibition of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters in London.
Leeuwarder Courant February 5, 2007: click here.

Poster lecture Jan van der Kooi in Israel

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