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Paul Kooiker

Paul Kooiker, Sunday

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Paul Kooiker
Van Zoetendaal Publishers


84 pages
340 x 240 mm
ISBN 9789072532077


Paul Kooiker’s new book SUNDAY consists of a great diversity of images of one female model. Bright colours, porcelain skin, shiny shoes: turning the pages means moving a lightening sculpture in a natural way, almost in harmony but at unexpected moments bizarre and surrealistic.

About the Artist
Paul Kooiker (b. 1964, Rotterdam) is a Dutch artist based in Amsterdam. Paul Kooiker studied at the Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague and the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam. In 1996 he won the Prix de Rome and in 2009 he was awarded the A. Roland Holst Prize for his oeuvre.In the initial phase of his creative process he is a deliberately ‘bad’ photographer, producing a mass of exploratory material that often runs to hundreds of images. He then approaches this material as a visual artist, creating ‘collections’ in the form of three-dimensional installations and photo books.  As well as exhibiting widely in the Netherlands and internationally, Kooiker has devoted considerable attention to the publication of his work, mostly in partnership with publishers.

About the Publisher
Willem van Zoetendaal is a graphic designer who has been producing photography books since the early nineties. In 1994 he started publishing his own books, first under the name of Basalt (in collaboration with Frido Troost) and then under the name of Van Zoetendaal Publishers. He is an active gallery owner and curator alongside publishing.


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