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2015

Dewulf, Bernard. “De Werelden Van Beeldkunstenaar Jan Yoors.” DS Weekblad. nr. 215. 3, October 2015: p.40-47. Print

Scevola, Nicola. “Visions of Yoors.” Casa Vogue: Italia. n.44 on Lightness. October 2015. p.88-95. Print

“Yoors Een Familie Met Een Missie.” Nieuws Uit Uw Stad. 13, October 2015

Klaes, Annik. “Ik, Zigeuner. De Reizen Van Jan Yoors.” Provincie Antwerpen 100% Expo. September-November 2015. p.46. Print.

Runnells, Charles. “Yoors Exhibit Spotlights Fascinating Art, Life Story.” The News-Press. 22, May, 2015. Print.

2014

“Theme & Variation.” Architectural Digest vol. 71, no. 6, June, pp. 156-157.

Govaerts, Jo. “Jan Yoors en Twee Belgen Marnix Gijsen in New York.” Letterenhuis. June 2014: p. 6-13. Print.

2013

Yoors, Jan. Charcoal Drawing. Private Collection Laura Karetzky, Brooklyn, NY. Green, Penelope. “It’s That Brownstone. Again.” New York Times. November 14, 2013. D6 Print.

Ontdekkingen, Drie. “Jan Yoors Drogenbos.” Vrijdag. January 2013. p19

Moses, Monica. “Home As Lens: Interview with Leslie Williamson.” American Craft. February/March 2013: 60. Print

2012

New York magazine, Design spotter, paragraph on regeneration show illustrated, December 7. Print.

Hurska, Jane. “Tapestries: One of the Many Lives of Jan Yoors.” RWA Magazine. Spring 2012: pp. 35-37. Print.

De Tijd, About a photography collection including Jan Yoors. February.

La Lettre. review of APAID, illustrated with Jan Yoors photo and mention. March 29.

“Niet Te Missen Jan Yoors in Antwerpen”, Blog De Twijfelaar Web.

Heirman, Frank. “Jan Yoors, Vergeten Antwerpenaar in New York”, Gazet van Antwerpen. May 18. Print.

“Yoors, I colori di New York in BIanco e nero.” L’Espresso. May.

Hendrickx, Gerd. “RANDgeval: Jan Yoors.” Agenda Magazine.blog. Agenda Magazine. September 12, 2012. Web.

Steverlynck, Sam. “Een Speels Ondervoek Naar Vorm En Kleur.” H art. November 29 Web.

Rinckhout, Eric. “Een met vele anderen in New York.” De Morgan. June 7: pp. 6M Print.

Collins, Nancy. “High Standards: Ivanka Trump’s New York Apartment.” Elle Décor. October. Print.

Govaerts, Jo. “Het werk van Jan Yoors.” Randkrant. October: pp. 22 Print.

“The Wandering Weaver: A new exhibition reflects on the remarkable life of Jan Yoors,” Flanders Today. November 21. Print

“Jan Yoors: tekens aan de wand” brusselnieuws.be. Belgium TV. Web. December 9, 2012. Web.

Rozema, Hilbrand. “Jan Yoors, tapijtwever van snapshots” nd Gulliver. December 28, 2012: Cover & 8-9. Print.

2011

Hofheinze, Darrell. “Recent Additions” Palm Beach Daily News, Home and loggia. Section B p.1. Print.

Modern magazine, Two page ad of “Jungle” with Todd Merrill

And one page ad of two charcoal drawings with regeneration

April 22, The New York Times, Eve M, Kahn-antiques-interest growing in weavers work Article on Jan

April 28, Libero-Italian review of “The Heroic Present” exhibition in Rome

L’Unico, review of exhibition

Viaggi News, review of exhibition

Autumn edition “Cover Magazine”, Two page article on Jan’s bank commissions, By Thom Lepley

Oct/Nov Maison Francaise, mention of exhibition at gallery Chevaler with illustration

Nov. 20, Connaissance des arts-review of exhibition with image.

– “At Home with Anouck Lepere” Nowness. photo essay by Estelle Hanania. Web. November 18, 2011.

– Stoelker, Tom. “ The Yoors Family Tapestries on Display in New York.” The Architects Newspaper Nov. 29, 2011:

Moscowitz, Tamara. “A Landmark Exhibition on the Crafted Object’s Influence on Postwar Modernism to Open At the Museum of Art and Design (MAD) -Vandm-review of “Crafting Modernism” with Jan’s tapestry illustrated Nov. 29, 2011.

2010

Thornton, Beatrice. “ Boehmian Rhapsody.” Modern Magazine, Summer 2010, p. 104-113. Print.

2009

“Hindu Kush, a Selection from AIC’s Textile Collection.” Chicago Art Magazine December 15, 2009. Print.

2005

Thomas, Victoria. “The Heroic Present: Life Amoung the Gypsies The Photographs and Memoirs of Jan Yoors.” Bloomsbury Review, 2005 Vol. 25, #1.

Smith, Len. “Life Amoung the Gypsies” Travellers Times, Autumn 2005, Issue 25, p. 6-7. Print.

January 21 Le Monde des livres, Review of Jan’sbooks

June 24 Nieuwsblad, Review of exhibition at Antwerp Foto Museum

2004 

Publishers Weekly, Review of The Heroic Present

Huet, Leen. “Yoors, Jan.” De Standard, May 6, 2004. Print.

Time Out London, Book review of The Heroic Present

The Travellers Times, magazine, Review of The Heroic Present.

2001 

Szabo, Julia. “Jan Yoors: A Belgian tapestry artist whose work was rooted in the unconventional.” Elle Décor, April 2001. p.148-150. Print

Litt, Steven. “All Yoors to be Enjoyed.” Jan Yoors Tapestries. Jan Yoors. The Plain Dealer. May 31, 2001.  Print.

Drake, Cathryn. “Tied in the Wool.” Metropolis Magazine, June 2001. p.136-139; 154. Print.

2000

Kellog, Craig. “Could Be Yoors” Wallpaper magazine, October 2000. p.137-138 Print.

1999

March 21 New York Times, Art review.

1998

Lipsyte, Robert. The New York Times, June 7, 1998. Article by about the family , Jan, Marianne and Annabert.

Weiss, Marion Wolberg. “Jan Yoors: Tapestries at Lizan Tops” Dan’s Paper. November 27, 1998. pp. 51. Print. Illustrated with “Jungle”.

December 13, New York Times, Review of exhibition at Lizan Tops Gallery

Slivka, Rose C.S. “From The Studio.” The East Hampton. December 24, 1998. Print. Illustrated with “Sail” and Gouache.

1995

The Nation, Dec 4, 1995. Article About Gypsies Jan.

1992 

Russell, Carol K. “Jan Yoors:  Eine Kurzbiographie.” Textilforum. February, 1992. pp. 44. Print.

1991

September, the International Tapestry Network (ITNET) newsletter. “‘Tapestries of Jan Yoors’ in Summit, New Jersey, USA,” by Carol K. Russell.  An article describing the work (and life) of Jan Yoors to announce the exhibit at the Kent Place Gallery.  One illustration.    

October/November, Contact (Kent Place School publication) An article about Jan Yoors’ exhibition of tapestries, sculptures, photographs, and drawings.  Illustrated.

“This Week in New Jersey.” The New York Times. October 6, 1991. Jan Yoors’ exhibition at Kent Place School.

October 16, Daily Record , NJ “Talking About Tapestry.”  An article about the Jan Yoors exhibition at Kent Place School, in particular the lecture by biographer, Carol K. Russell.   

1990

April 20 Le Monde, Review of the gypsies French translation.

1987

May 18, Artist-Craftsmen of New York. A notice about a showing of Cynthia Hoy’s film on the Yoors studio.

1986 

December 14 New York Times, Article about modern tapestry, talks about Jan.

1983

“Yoors’ tapestries exhibited.” Print.

1982 

Abercrombie, Stanley, AIA. “Furnishings.” AIA Journal. April, 1982. pp. 120-121. Print. Illustrated with Written in Fire.

1981

Malarcher, Patricia. “Crafts” The New York Times. January 4, 1981. pp. Section 11- 2. Print. Review. Illustrated with “Cobalt Mountain.”

A review of “Intertwining,” An exhibition of tapestries, etc. at the Summit Art Center.

“‘Intertwining’ the crafts and fine art.” The Sunday Star Ledger. January 4, 1981. A review by Eileen Watkins, Art Critic of the Star Ledger, of “Intertwining” at the Summit Art Center.

Filler, Marion. “Summit Exhibit Mixes Tapestry, Sculpture.” Daily Record, New Jersey. January 18, 1981. Print. Review.   

Katz, Ruth J., “The Swiftly Growing Craft Field of Tapestries and the Fiber Arts”. The New York Times. February 5, 1981. Print.

“Leven als zigeuner & ander boekennieuws.” Nieuwsblad van het Noorden. February 24, 1981. Print.

Andries, Marc. “Jan Yoors: een Antwerpse wereldburger.” Nieuwe Gazet Antwerpen.

March, 3, 1981. Print.

Bauwens, Daan. “De Zigeuners En Het Verzet in de Tweede Wereldoorlog.” Kultuurkrant ?. April 4, 1981. pp. 22.

“Tapestry With A Point.” The Boston Globe. A nice review of the Pratt Institute show which traveled to the Boston University Art Gallery.

1980 

Cooer, Ann. “Eye-Pleasing Art On View: SAC Comes up With Encore.” The Summit Herald, The New Providence, Berkeley Heights Dispatch, Etc. Print. Review.

La Libre Belgique, April 1, 1980. an article about artists representing Belgium in the United States in 1980.

“Now Showing.” The Washington Post. April 13, 1980. about Jan’s exhibition at the National Academy of Sciences.

May, Recreation Register Vol. 11, No. 7. “On Display: Stark Imaggery (sic) in Belgian Tapestries.”  A short, illustrated announcement of Jan’s exhibition at the National Academy of Sciences.     

“Celebrated Artists on Exhibit.” The Chatham Press. December 18, 1980. pp.10 Print.

1979

January 30,”Yoors Exhibit Opens.” Gannet Westchester (Lifestyles section). illustrated article about the opening of Jan’s exhibition at the White Plains Public Library.

Brodey, Jesse, Edward Benes. “Faces and Places” The Orange. Print. Review.

Beals, Kathie. “Tapestries…an artistic expression,” Gannett Westchester Newspapers. February 9, 1979. pp. D7 Print. Illustrated with “Written in Fire” & “Mother & Child”.

“Threads of Life.” The New York Times. February 18, 1979. A short write-up of Jan’s exhibition at the White Plains Library.

Schwartz, Ellen. “Jan Yoors” Art News. pp.188. Print.

Shirey, David L. “Tapestries Stand on Their Own.”  The New York Times. March 25, 1979. pp. 12. Print. Illustrated with “Jungle”.

*March 25, (Sunday), The New York Times.

  A listing of Jan’s exhibition at the Clocktower Gallery.

1978 

“Jan Yoors, 1922-1977.” Belgian-American Trade Review. January-February 1978. pp. 26, 30. Print. Illustrated with “Wolves Howling at the Moon,” “Studio shot of 47th St.” and photo of Jan.

Hochschild, Adam. “A Gypsy for our Time.” Mother Jones.  February/March, 1978. pp. 36-47. Print. Illustrated with some of Jans Photos.

Verthé, Arthur. “In Memoriam Jan Yoors.” Viw-Nieuws. March/April, 1978. pp. 3 and table of contents. Print. Illustrated with “Wolves Howling at the Moon,” a drawing, and a photo of Jan.

“Te Gast in Studio Intercom.” Personeelsblad Intercom West. Sept. – Oct. 1978. Print. pp. 40. Illustrated with images of drawings and panel in front of “Women with Musical Instruments.”

“Kunstenaar en zigeunervriend Jan Yoors overleden.” Print. pp. 8 Obituary.

September – 16 Oktober 1978.”  An announcement of an exhibition.

February, Craft Horizons, obituary.

“Jan Yoors,” The New York Times. An advertisement for Jan’s exhibition at 1700 Broadway. June 9,

“Yoors Studio to Continue Work of Late Tapestry Artist.” Contract Interiors June, 1978. pp. 14. Print. Illustrated with Negev at Marine Midland Bank.

Septembre, L’OEUF.  “Un artiste belge a New-York,”  Flattering article about Jan and his work, written by Jean Van Noten.     

November, Art News, A beautiful fullpage color advertisement for the Jan Yoors Studio.

1977

“Jan Yoors, Tapestry Artist, Author and Photographer, is dead at 55.” The New York Times. November 29,1977. pp. 29. Print. An unsigned obituary with photo of Jan.

Brill, Rob. “Jan Yoors 19221977.” The Village Voice. December 19,1977. Print. pp. 45. Obituary.

1976 

“Sears Bank to exhibit tapestries.” The Herald. August 27, 1975. pp. Section 2 pg.2. Print. Illustrated with drawing and photo of weaving detail.

“Learning About Yoors.” Chicago Daily News. August 31, 1976. Print. Illustrated with Cohesive Multiform.

Zyda, Joan. “Yoors Tapestries tap the Gypsy in his soul.” Chicago Tribune. September 23, 1976. pp. Section 2 p. 8. Print. Illustrated with “Joy” and an image of Jan.

Hytken, Sandra. from Chicago. “The Richly Woven Life and Art of Jan Yoors.” Chicago Reader. September 24, 1976. pp. 15. Print.

door Devos, Willy. “Jan Yoors.” Brabant Magazine. November 5, 1976. pp. 28-31. Print. Introduction by Theo Lafevre.  Illustrated with tapestries, Jan photo, sculpture and painting.

1975 

“Kunstenaar en zigeunervriend Jan Yoors overleden.” 1975. pp. 8 Print. Illustrated with image of Jan.

“Jan Yoors.” K & C, Kunst en Cultuur.  January 3, 1975. pp. 12 Print. Illustrated “Women with Instruments”.    

Verschoor, N. “Jan Yoors Verpersoonlijkt Kunst En Levenskunst.” Maandag. February 24, 1975. pp. 2. Print.

Devos, Willy. “Retrospective Jan Yoors te Gent.” Spectator. 1975. pp. 66. Print. Illustrated with “Truly the Living will Envy the Dead.” – tapestry.

Clement, Rik. ”Retrospective Jan Yoors: Tapijten, schilderifen, beelden en houtskooltekeningen.”  Zaterdag-zondag. March 8-9, 1975. pp. 12. Print. Illustrated with “Nocturne.”

Toebosch, Guillaume. “Jan Yoors, un Belge de New-York.” Notre Temps. March 27, 1975. Print.

1974

Boven, Jos. “Jan Yoors: Ambassadeur van de Vlaamse kunst in de VS.” Donderdag. February 14, 1974. pp. 7. Print.

“Le Prix Christophe Plantin Remis a La mere du Laureat: Celui-ci est immobilize a New York.” unknown. May 3, 1974. Print.

1973

Yoors, Jan. “ Murder of a People.” The Washington Post, Times Herald. June 13, 1973. Pp. B5. Print.

1972 

Jupiter/Tequesta Outlook (Florida). “Contemporary Tapestries by Jan Yoors at Gemini,” by Maria Durell Stone, Outlook Art Critic.  A review of Jan’s tapestries at the Gallery Gemini, Denver, CO.  Illustrated.

Kessler, March. Robert Wemischner. “O, to live as a gypsy.” 34th Street Vol. 4 Num. 20. Feb. 3, 1972. Print. pp. 3-5. Illustrated on the Cover and with a photo of Jan.

Girard, Ken. “Runaway success at the Philo gallery.” 34th Street Magazine. April 6, 1972. pp. 6. Print. Vol. 5. Num. 8. Illustrated with one of Jan’s gypsy photos.

“Philomathean Art Gallery.” Pennsylvania Voice. April 5, 1972. Print.

April 16, 1972,  Palm Beach Daily News.  “Tapestry Exhibition at Gemini.”  An article about Jan’s tapestries, “Whimsical” in particular, which are on exhibit at Gallery     Gemini through the month of April.  Illustrated.

G., J.L. “Old Stone Opens Offices”, Newspaper and dates Unknown. Print. Image included.

July Camerart, international journal of photogrphy

October 6, De Standaard Belgium

, “Liever Dood dan Bloot.”

1971

Purnick, Joyce. “At Home With Jan Yoors.” New York Post. September 4, 1971.

p. 33. Print.

June 13, The Washington Post, Review by Jan on a book on the gypsies.

West, Paul. “Romany wry. Crossing by Jan Yoors.” Chicago Tribune. August 29, 1971

pp. M3. Print. Image included.

September 4 New York Post ,Full page article.

Kneeland, Paul F. “His book is a cry of love for a race of strangers – the Gypsies” The Boston Globe, September 23, 1971. p. 2? Print.

1970 

March,  Panorama (Belgian).  “Kunst is iets delen met mensen: Vlaming Jan Yoors weeft wandtapijten voor Amerikaanse miljonairs.”       

“Yoors Tapestry Adorns New Stevens Branch.” MHT (Manufacturer’s Hanover Trust) News. 1970. Print. Illustrated with photo.

1969

XXII, Actus Orient. Hung. Tomus.  A review of The Gypsies by J. Vekerdi.

C., G. “Vlaams Amerikaan Jan Yoors ontving to Sint Job Europaprijs voor literature.” Gazet van Antwerpen. May 27, 1969. Print. Illustrated with photo of Jan.

Hewitt, Jean. “Writer of Gypsy History Conjures Up His Travels With a Few Fiery Recipes.” The New York Times. July 12, 1969. pp. 18. Print. Illustrated with an image of the family preparing a meal at the studio.

C., G. “Vlaams Amerikaan Jan Yoors ontving te Sint Job Europapijs voor literatuur.” Gazet van Antwerpen. May 27, 1969. Print. Illustrated with a photo of Jan.

Christiaens, Jan. “Jans Yoors eerste laureaat met <<Wif, Zigeuners>>.” De Niewwe Gazet. May 27,1969. Print.

H., G.V. “Europaprijs letterkunde verdiend naar Jan Yoors.” De Standard. May 27, 1969. Print.

1968 

“Jan Yoors.” Vlaanderen 97 (Vorheen-West- Vlaanderen). Jan/Feb 1968. pp. 52 Print.  Illustrated with “Phantom Tiger.”

“Museum Exhibit.”  ART.  March, A photo and very small write-up of Jan’s exhibition at the Stamford Museum.

Gijsen, Marnix. “Jan Yoors: duivelskunstenaar” Belgian newspaper. March 7, 1968. Print.

“Cette Semaine nous vous Conseillons ce livre:”  Tribune de Lausanne.  March 3,1968, In French but it mentions Jan Yoors.

“Signe Theophraste.” Argus de la Presse.  The Gypsies.  20  Mars, Accompanied by a photo from the book.

“J’ai Vecu Les Tziganes – Jan Yoors.” Le Monde Diplomatique.   Avril,

Argus de la Presse (Monmarte).  “J’ai vecu Chez les Tsiganes par Jan Yoors.”  4 Avril, A book review signed by Jeanine Delpech.

L’impartial –  La Chaus – de Dords (Suisee). 5 Avril, A write-up of Jan’s Gypsy involvements and subsequent book.

1967

“Life With the Raggle Taggle Gypsies O.” Indianapolis Star. 1967. Indianapolis, IN. Print. Review.

Rérolle, Raphaëlle. “Jan Yoors, le nomade des nomades.” ?? France. Print. Review.

Boham, Cecil Bonham. “Enchanting Memories of a Gypsy Boyhood.” Columbus Dispatch. Print. Illustrated with one of Jan’s photos. Review.

Sherman, John, K. “Nomadic Gypsy Life As Lived by a ‘Gajo’.” Minneapolis Tribune. Minneapolis, MN. Print. Review.

Bowman, Harry. “The Gypsies.” Indianapolis Star. 1967. Indianapolis, IN. Print. Review.

Newquist. “Life Among the Gypsies.” Print. Review.

Carlisle, Richard. “The Wanderlust Within.” Patriot Ledger. Quincy, MA. Print. Review.

Marsh, Pamela. “Roaming with the Romany.” Christian Science Monitor. 1967. Print. Review.

University Art Museum. The text of a brief interview by Elinor Brown with Jan Yoors on his photographs. “Abstractions: Woven and Painted,” a short blurb about the 1967 Yoors/Okada exhibition at the University of Texas Art Museum.

“Tapestries by Belgian Artist in Rare Exhibit.” Official publication of the Austin Chamber of Commerce. January (Vol. * #8). Austin, TX. pp. 38. Print. Illustrated.     

“UT Slates Two-Artist Exhibition. ” Dallas News. January 1. An article announcing Jan’s exhibition at The University of Texas Art Museum (Huntington Gallery).

“Dual Exhibit to Open Jan, 8,” Austin American-Statesman. January 1, 1967. Print.

“Tapestries, Abstracts Form New Art Museum Exhibition,” Daily Texan. January 4, 1967. Print. Review.

January 6,  Austin American Statesman.  “Weekend: Where to go…What to do.”

A listing of the opening at the UT Art Museum – Yoors and Okada.

“Art Show to Open Sunday,”  Austin American-Statesman. January 8, 1967. Print.   Illustrated with photo of Jan.

“Reception Opens at UT Art Museum Today.” Austin American-Statesman. January 8, 1967. Print. Review.

“Books – Authors. Tale of a Nazi Resisters.” Times. New York, NY. Jan. 14,1967. Print. Review.

Kenny, Herbert A. “The Nomadic Life.” Morning Globe. Jan. 15, 1967. Print. Review.

January 17, Daily Texan.  A photo of Jan and an announcement of his exhibition at the University of Texas Art Museum.

“UT Slates Tapestry Lecture,” Austin American Statesman. January 19, 1967. Austin, TX. Print. Listing.

Longstreet, Stephen. “Among the Publishers: The Gypsies.” Canyon Crier. Jan. 19, 1967. Los Angeles Metro Area, CA. Print. Review.

Helton, Alicia. “Weekend: Where to go…What to do.” Jan. 20,1967. The Austin American. Austin, TX. Print. Listing.

MacGregor, Martha. “The Week in Books.” New York Post. Jan. 21, 1967. New York, NY. Print. Review.

“What’s Going On,” Austin-American Statesman. January 22, 1967. Austin, TX. Print. Listing.

Brown, Elinor. “Nomad Band.” Austin-American Statesman. Jan. 22, 1967. Austin, TX. Print. Review.

Krieger, Jocelyn. “Life Among ‘The Rom.’ One Man’s Years As an Adopted Gypsy.” Detroit Free Press. Jan. 22, 1967. pp. 5-B. Detroit, MI. Print. Review.

Jennings, Anne B. “Gypsy quest for everlasting Now.” Riverside Press-Enterprise. January 22, 1967. pp. C-12. Print. Review.

“Book Tips.” Independent. Jan. 29, 1967. Kannapolis, NC. Print. Review.

Chait, Joan Oppenheim. “A Gypsy by Preference.” Daily News Record. Feb. 2, 1967. pp. 4. Print. Review. Illustrated with Image of Jan.

Donnelly, Tom. “It’s a Nomad, Nomad World.” ?? Feb 3, 1967. Print. Review.

“The Gypsies.” Newsday. Garden City, NY. February 4, 1967. Print. Review.

H., W. “Upbringing With Gypsies Vividly Told.” Times. Feb. 4, 1967. Hartford, CT. Print. Review.

Newquist, Roy. “In the Book World: The Gypsies – Plaintive, Tough.” American. Feb. 5, 1967. Chicago Metro Area, IL. Print. Illustrated with one of Jan’s photos. Review.

H., E. N. “The Strangers in the Land.” Worcester Sun Telegram. Feb. 5, 1967. Worcester, MA. Print. Review.

“Noncomformists.” Houston, Post. Feb. 6,1967. Houston, TX. Print. Illustrated with one of Jan’s photos. Review.

Wasserzieher, Bill. “He Lived With Gypsies” Press-Telegram. Feb. 8, 1967. pp. A-24. Long Beach, CA. Print. Review.

Mottley, Robert. “The Gypsies’: A Portrait By One Who Knew Them Well.” World-News. Roanoke, VA. Feb. 9, 1967. Print.

Sonnichsen, C. L. “The Gypsies.” El Paso Herald-Post. Feb. 11, 1967. El Paso, TX. Print. Review.

NA, “Life With Gypsies Exposes Secrets.” Commercial Appeal. Feb. 12, 1967. Memphis, TN. Print. Review. Illustrated with Jan’s Photo if him and the gypsies.

Whitman, Digby, B. “The people of the kumpania.” Chicago Tribune. Feb. 12, 1967. Chicago, IL. pp. M3. Print. Review.

“At Age of 12, He Joined Gypsies.” Journal. Feb. 12, 1967. Poughkeepsie, NY. Print. Review.

Wilson, Paul M., “Life With the Gypsies.” Times-Dispatch. Feb. 12, 1967. Richmond, VA. Print. Illustrated with one of Jan’s photos. Review.

Nichols, Lewis. “In and Out of Books: Adopted Gypsy.” The New York Times. February 12, 1967. pp. 273. Print. Review.

Wilson, Paul. “Life with the Gypsies.” Times – Dispatch. Feb. 12, 1967. Richmond, VA. Print. Review. Illustrated with Jan’s photo.

Donnelly, Tom. “A Sympathetic Tale Of a Nomad World.” Press. Feb. 16, 1967. Evansville, IN. Print. Review.

Feld, Rose. C. “Life Among The Gypsies Recounted.” Feb 26, 1967. New York, NY. Print. Review.

Donnelly, Tom. “Author Tells of His Life With Gypsies.” Fort Worth Press. February 26, 1967. Fortworth, TX. Print. Review.

Miller, Elton. “Author Tells of Early Life With Gypsies.” Ft. Worth Press. Feb. 26, 1967. Fortworth, TX. Print. Review.

Trainor, Marian. “Looking At Books: The Gypsies, by Jan Yoors.” Macomb Daily. Feb. 27, 1967. Detroit Metro Area, MI. Print. Review.

Van Hoof, Han. “Een swerver verliefd.” Print. Review.

“The Gypsies.” Publishers Weekly. pp. 44. Print.

Adams, Phoebe. “Potpourri.” Atlantic. Mar, 1967. Boston, MA. pp. 144. Print. Review.

Nichols, Lewis. “In and Out of Books.” The New York Times Book Review. pp. 8. Print. Review.

Starkie, Walter. “Forever on the Heath.” The New York Times Book Review.

March 5, 1967. pp. 7, 51. Print. Illustrated with Jan’s photo and an image of Jan. Review.

Donnelly, Tom. “Turning New Leaves: Incurable Nomads.” Ohio Post & Times Star. Mar. 11, 1967. Cincinnati, OH. Print. Review.

Schlesinger, Tom. “The Gypsy in Yoors’ Soul.” Virginian Pilot. Mar. 12, 1967. Norfolk, VA. Print. Review.

Charbo, Eileen. “Life in a Gypsy Camp.” Chronicle. Mar. 12, 1967. Houston, TX. Print. Review. Illustrated with Jan’s photo.

McDowell, Edwin. “The Gypsies: A Race of Strangers Surrounded by a Hostile World.” Republic. Mar. 12, 1967. Phoenix, AZ. Print. Review.

“Book Nook.” Hollywood Reporter. Mar. 17, 1967. Print. Review.

Kirsch, Robert R. “The Gypsies.” Los Angeles Times. March 24, 1967. pp. D4. Print. Review.

“Joined Gypsies.” Nashville Banner. Mar. 31, 1967. Print. Review.

Birkenhead, The Earl of. “Strange Life with the Gypsies.” British paper? Review.

“Congress On Arts Begins Here Soon.” The New York Times. August 13, 1967. pp. 82. Print.

NA. “New Directions for Jan Yoors : Tapestry Weaver Now Known as Author & Photographer.” Handweaver & Craftsman. Fall 1967. Vol. 18 Num. 4. pp. 6-8. Print. Illustrated with “Red Trees, Lop Noir, Image of Jan and Jean Lurcat tapestry image.

“Margaret Mead Reviews: The Gypsies.” Redbook. September, 1967. Pp. 52-58. Print.

1966 

January 21, New York Post, “A Gypsy Boyhood.”        

Cunningham, Bill. “Fluorescent Fashions.” Chicago Tribune. January 31, 1966. Feminique 2 Section 2. Print. Article about Jan and Tiger Morse fashion show in the studio on 47th street.

Houston Post,  “Non Conformist.”        

Yoors, Jan. Hasidim at Brooklyn wedding. 1965. Photograph. Yoors Family Collection. A Warsaw Hasid. New York: Hadassah Magazine. pp. 12, 1966. Magazine.

February 5, Chicago Heights Star.        

May 24, Het Laatste Nieuws (Belgian newspaper)        

September 12, New York Times, “At Home With Jan Yoors.”    

Rewald, Alice. “Une experience d’art erotique les tapisseries de Jan Yoors.” La Gazette Litteraire. October 29, 1966. pp. 32. Print.

Mark, Norman. “The Gypsies We Gajes Never See,” Chicago Daily News. November 19, 1966. Print. Illustrated with a photo of Jan in front of Forrest Fire.

1965

Glueck, Grace. “Art Notes: American Abroad; All By Hand.” New York Times. Sunday, July 11, 1965. pp. 11. Print. Review.

October 7, 1965, Park East (Morton B. Lawrence Publisher).

An article by Kim Hoffman, A. I. D. about tapestry in general.  Mentions Jan as an important artist in the field. Illustrated with a Matisse woven at Gobelin.

Fall-Winter edition of  House Beautiful’s, Page 81.”Art is to Live With,” a article about art in interior decoration, featuring an illustration of Decorator, Gerald Luss’ home with a tapestry by Jan Yoors.

December 15, The New York Times, By Angela Taylor, Article about Tiger Morse fashion show in the Studio of Jan Yoors Tapestry artist.

1964

March 3 NYE (?).  Invitation to a reception for Jan and Pierre Dominique Gaisseau in the Yoors studio.  The purpose of this reception is to announce the filming of “Only One New York.”

April 2, Kunst En Letteren (Belgium).

“Een Vlaamse Tapijtwever te New York: Jan Yoors, by Wim Toebosch. Written entirely in Flemish.   Illustrated.    

11-16 Mei, Katholicke Illustratie, Page 45.

  “in de schaduw van de wolkenkrabbers.”  An article about the making of “Only One New York.”  Dutch or Flemish. Illustrated.      

July, National Geographic, Vol. 126, No. 1, page 104,

“The World in New York City,” by Peter T. White.  An article about immigrants living in New York.  The author refers to JY as “my friend.”

Thompson, Howard. “New Film Draws Portrait of  City: ‘Only One New York’ Shown in Gallery of Art Series.” New York Times. August 14, 1964. pp. 14. Print.

Tuesday, September 29, The New York Post

.  A typical movie-section advertisement for “Only One New York.”   

Crist, Judith “Love Poem on Film of our City.” New York Herald Tribune. Thursday, October 1, 1964. Print. Illustrated with one photo. Review

Hale, Wanda, “Only One New York is Superb.” Daily News. Oct. 7, 1964. New York. Print. Review.

“Inside New York.” New York Times. October 1, 1964. New York. pp. 30. Print. Review.

October 14, The Christian Science Monitor.

“Only One New York,” a review by Louis Chapin.

1963 

February 4, Home Furnishings Daily. “Tapestries—Then and Now.”  An article about tapestries in general–mentioning Jan’s work as an important contemporary     contribution.  Illustrated.

March, House and Garden. “Worth Thinking About” by Betty Pepis.  A very short reference to Jan’s work. One large illustration.

Thompson, Howard. “Frenchman is Using a Camera to Capture Traditions of City: Pierre Dominique Gaisseau, Maker of ‘Sky Above-Mud Below,’ Is in Town Working on a Documentary” The New York Times. May 17, 1963. Pp. 35. Print. Illustrated with Jans photos.

July, Belgain Trade Review, “A tapestry for  Carlos van Bellinghen.”  A picture, with caption, of Jan and several Belgians, including Mr. and Mrs. van  Bellinghen, Minister plenipotentiary and former Belgian Consul General in New York.      

September 30, New York Post        

1962 

January 23. New York World Telegram, Article about Jan’s weaving, atmosphere in the studio and Gypsies.

”Apartment Lobby Houses Art Show.” The New York Times, Febuary 11, 1962. Pp. 1, 8. Print.

m2 5-(32) Projekt.  “Po Biennale w Lozannie” by Jolanta Owidzka.  An article in Polish about the Lausanne Biennale.  Jan’s work is mentioned.

April, Interiors magazine , “Art at 333.”   An article about Abraham Geller’s art galleries in the lobby of the luxury apartment building he built at 333 East 78th St.

Van Cauwelaert, Geertje. ” Belgische tapijkunst in Amerika. Jan Yoors, Waarsevol Vertegenwoorsiger.”  April 14-15  pp. 9. Print. Photo of Jan & “Conquerors Will Be Conquered” tapestry.

1961

Spring,  American Fabrics #52. “Tapestry Weaving: Revival of an Ancient Art Form.”  A beautifully written and illustrated article about contemporary tapestry weaving. article focuses mostly on the work of Lurcat and Jan Yoors.  Illustrated.       

April, Les Beaux Arts ,  4.14.1961 ,L’Amerique les yeux overts.   

Sabena  Magazine, by Andre de la Mar, L’atelier de Jan Yoors.

May, Interiors Magazine . “Wall hangings: part one.”  A lavishly illustrated survey of the new tapestry movement and its importance in the decorating business.

“Tapestry Murals.” Progressive Architecture. Print. pp. 178-180

illustrated. The Sheppard on the Hill tapestry, studio shots with jan, Marianne and annebert.

September 2, Haagse Post, “Tapijtwever: Zigeuner Jan Yoors: Belg in New York, zoon van zigeuner

1960 

New York Herald Tribune ,”Art Galleries Blossom.”  An article about Architects Polkes and Geller, specifically their placing of art in lobbies of   buildings they design.  A nice quote from Jan.     

“Jan Yoors.” Belgian Trade Review. March, 1960. pp. 16-17. Print. Illustrated with “Captives,” “Mexican Oil Derricks,” “Wolves Howling at the Moon”, “Negro Girl in Red.” “Toucans.” Photo of 329 East 47th St.’

Spring,  Handweaver and Craftsman. “Jan Yoors, Tapestry Weaver, New York.”  A short writing by Jan; studio photo on a separate page.     

June 1960,  Interior Magazine . “Merchandise Cues: Jan Yoors Hand Woven Tapestries.”  A small announcement that Virginia Frankel would be the exclusive agent for Jan Yoors  tapestries.

July,  Progressive Architecture. “Q E Medical Center.”  An Article about the Queens Boulevard Medical Group Building, Abraham Geller architect.   With Jan”s  commission. Illustrated.   

July 3,  New York Post. “In the Art Galleries” by Bennett Schiff.  Review of the Parke-Bernet exhibition of 40 years of Belgian art with tapestries by Jan.     

Juillet 24,  France-Amerique, Page 15.  “Les arts belges a New-York.  An article (French) about the Parke-Bernet exhibition.

August, 1960, Jubilee magazine. “Twentieth Century Weaver: Belgian artist Jan Yoors revives a popular medieval art.”  An unsigned article about the tapestry work in the       Yoors studio.  Beautifully illustrated.

August 30, Look Magazine . “The Tapestry Sweater”  article about fashion sweaters.  Focused mostly on the sweaters modeled in the Yoors studio in front of the looms and tapestries, the article is quite beautifully illustrated and mentions Jan and his work.    

“The Revival of Tapestry from 1911” Filmstrip Notes for Educational Productions Ltd. London. England. Print.

1959

Yoors, Jan. “Tapestry Weaving- -its past and its future” Interior News. An article written by Jan

“New Talent 1959.” Art in America. January, 1959. A recognition of Jan Yoors as new artistic talent in the United States.

Arneill, Anne. “The Fine Arts: Yoors’ Tapestries Unique.” Roundup, The Denver Post Magazine of Arts. June 14, 1959. pp. 2. Print. Article. Illustrated with photo of all Jan, Annebert, & Marianne weaving.

March Pensacola art center News, Tapestry Exhibition.

1958

“New Talent in the U.S.” Art in America. Spring 1958.

France-Amerique. July 20, 1958. Review. Illustrated with Nadara. Print.

Ashton, Dore. “Art: Medicine and Esthetics Blended” New York Times. April 14,1958. An article about Jan’s mural “Flames of Life,” commissioned by Dr. Rudel for Queens         Boulevard Medical Center.

Ashton, Dore. “Art: The Season Wanes.” New York Times. June 14, 1958. pp. 14. Print. Review.

Klyne, Maurice Geo. “Art: Belgium.” Mention/Gotham Guide. June 28, 1958. pp. 12. Print. Review.

“Yoors, Jan.” Who’s Who. June-August, 1958. pp. 2275. Print. Bio.

September 28, Dallas, Texas News, A small photograph of Jan’s “Young Horsemen,” used to announce the exhibition, “Contemporary Wall Hangings” at SMU.     

November 3,  New York Herald Tribune. “Tapestries by Jan Yoors Shown for Dining Rooms” by Harriet Morrison written in conjunction with the exhibit at Hugo Gallery.

“National Design Center.” New York Times, December 5, 1959. pp. 19. Print. Listing.

1957

Ungerlieder, Evelyn H. “Interior View by “Museum Tapestry Exhibit is visual delight – An extraordinary Display.” Bloomfield Independent Press. January 3, 1957. Print. Review.

“Twentieth Century Tapestries.” Craft Horizons. Feb. 1957. pp. 41. Print. Review.

“Belgian Artist To Discuss Tapestries.” Standard Star. March 6, 1957. pp. 19. Print. Announcement.

“Reception Sunday for Belgian Weaver.” The Scranton Tribune. March, 8, 1957. pp. 18. Print. Announcement.

Connolly, Maureen. “Brilliant Tapestries Attract Hundreds to Museum Here.” The Scranton Times. Mar. 11, 1957. pp.18. Print. Review.

“Museum Featuring Tapestry Exhibit.” The Scranton Times. March 9, 1957. pp. 7. Print. Review.

“Wall Hangings and Rugs.” Craft Horizons. A writeup of an exhibition at The Craft Museum, April 12 May 12, 1957.  Jan Yoors was represented with “Stampede.”   

1956 

Tapestries at Thaibok Gallery Interiors. February. Review.

“Hand-Woven Tapestries Shown.” Herald Tribune. Feb. 16, 1956. Print. Listing.

Beckley, Paul V. “N. Y. Weaver Gives Show of Original Tapestries,” New York Herald Tribune. Feb. 29, 1956. pp. 10. Print. Article. Illistrated with photo of Jan and “Young Girl” gouache.

Lewis, Pat. “The ‘Felling’ of a Finished Tapestry ‘Like a Tree’.” Journal American. March 3, 1956. Print. Illustrated with Jan & Annebert taking down tapestry.

“Tapiceria Artistica en una Exposicion de Muchos Interes” 1956. Print. Review.

“Un Comentario Sobre los Tapices de Jean Yoors.” 1956. Print. Review.

“Es Magnifica la Obra de Yoors en sus Ricos Tapices.” Print. Review.

“Exposicion de Varios Cartones Para Tapiceria.” Print. Review.

“Algo Acerca del Famoso Tapicero Belga Jan Yoors.” Print. Review.

“Exposicion de la Tapices de Jan Yoors.” Excelsior. March 26, 1956. pp. 4-B. Mexico City, Mexico. Print. Review. Illustrated with Nadara.

“Influencia de los Gitanos en el Arte del Tapicero Yoors.” ??. Print. Mexico City, Mexico. Review.

Molinelli, Don. “Adventurer Discerns Thrills in Tapestries” Sunday News. April 29, 1956. pp. 46. Print. Article. Illustrated photo of Jan with Stampede.

Arneill, Anne. “New Ideas in Tapestries.” The Denver Post. Sept. 9, 1956. pp. 14. Print.

. A review of an exhibit of Jan’s  tapestries in Denver at the International Achievement  Fair. Two tapestry artists in this show: Jan Yoors and Michel Cadoret.

September 11,”New Ideas in Tapestries.” The Denver Post. A meeting at the Denver Art Museum.  Jan was to be the speaker, at the Denver Art Museum.

Marranzino, Pasquale. “No Future Blowing Up Bridges.” Rocky Mountain News. Sept. 13, 1956. pp. 45. Denver, CO. Print. Review.

September 14, The Denver Post.  “Jan Yoors Exhibits in Denver: Gypsy Artist, Creator of Colorful Tapestries, Recalls Spy Adventure in Belgian Underground.”  An interview-generated article about Jan’s Gypsy and WW II experiences

St. George, Andrew. “The Wild Goose,” Argosy. November, 1956. pp. 20-23, 77-81. Print. An account of Jan’s escape over the Pyrenees with a group of refugees from World War II.

“Reception Planned At Museum.” The Montclair Times. December 6, 1956. Print. Listing.

“Montclair Museum will offer Exhibits for Holiday Season,” Montclair Times. December 6, 1956. Print. Review.

“Tapestries Made by Gypsy Prince.” New York Times. December 9, 1956. New York, NY. Print.

“Jean Van Noten Tapestries in Art Exhibition.” Engglewood-Leonia. Dec. 10, 1956. Print.

“Tapestry Art Showing Set.” Newark Star Ledger. December 10, 1956. Print. Listing. Illustrated with “River Crossing.”

“Jan Jvoors.” The Montclair Times. December 13, 1956. Print. Listing. Illustrated with photo of Jan.

“Tapestries made by Gypsy Prince,” Springfield, Ohio Sun. December 14, 1956. Review.

Lenson, Michael. “Tapestries Shown.” Newark Sunday News. December 23, 1956. Print. Review.    

Barb. “Tapestry, Fiction and Opera,” The Manville  News. December 27, 1956.

Review.

“Twentieth Century Tapestries.” Handweaver & Craftsman. Winter 1956-57. pp. 34, 42, 58. Print. Illustrated on pg. 34 with detail of “Fishermen.”

1955 

February, Belgian Trade Review.

“Artists Must Eat, If Possible, Regularly,”  by Dr. Jan-Albert Goris.  An article about the economic lives of Belgian artists, including Jan Yoors.

Reed, Alma M., “Gypsies Famed Adopted Son Plans Mexican Tapestries” The News Weekly, Mexico D. F. February 13, 1955 p. 4-B. Print. Article about Jan and Gypsies.

“New Yorkers Greet French Diplomat” Jet March 31, 1955. p. 45. Print. Illustrated with photo of Jan.

1954 

Yoors, Jan. Image of Drawing. 1954. “Leather Used Lavishly.” The New York Times Magazine. Jan. 31, 1954. pp. 38. Print.

NA, “Visite a Jan Yoors.” France-Amerique. July 25, 1954. Print.

“Leather used Lavishly” by Betty Pepis.  An article about using leather in home decorating, featuring a room decorated by Jacques Bodart, Inc. Which included a Jan Yoors drawing

1953

“Tapestries by Jan Yoors.” Handweaver & Craftsman. Winter, 1953/1954. pp. 18-19, 51. Print. Illustrated with Images of studio, “The River Crossing, “The Knight of Nadara” and “Unicorn.”

“Contrasting Styles in Tapestries Shown.” The New York Times. March 5, 1953. Print. Review.

Hoffman, Marliyn. “Meet Manhattan – Modern Tapestries”. Christian Science Monitor. March 17, 1953. p. ? Print. Review and article about tapestry.

Allen, Frederick Lewis. “Wall Hung.” Harper’s Bazaar Magazine, July 1953. pp. 92 Print.

Morrison, Harriet. “Tapestries by Jan Yoors Shown for Dining Rooms.” New York Herald Tribune. Nov. 3, 1953. pp. 14 Print. Article. Illustrated with “Nadara” & Studio shot of weaving in action 96 5th Ave.

NA “3 Museum Shows Mark Week’s Art.” The New York Times. October 19, 1953. pp. 28. Print. Listing.

“Strong Colors Mark Tapestries by Joors.” The New York Times. October 19, 1953. Print. Review.

“Jan Yoors.” Art Digest. Nov. 1, 1953. pp. 22 Print. Review.

G., R. “Jan Yoors.” Art News. Nov. 1953. pp. 58. Print. Review. Illustrated with Drawing.

”Ancient Art Revived – Tapestries by Jan Joors Shown for Dining Rooms”, New York Herald Tribune, November 3, 1953. New York, NY. Print.

p18, “Tapestries by Jan Yoors: Daring in Color and Bold in Design.” in-depth article about Jan, his past adventures and his present-day work.  Illustrated.

“The Town Crier.” The Villager. Dec. 13, 1953. New York, NY. pp. 2. Print.

1952

Yoors, Jan. St. Francis of Assisi. 1922. Drawing. Collection of the Yoors Family. Including Simeon Stylites. By John Cogley.  New York: New York Times. 1952. Print. Newspaper Review.

1951

“New Art Displays Cover Wide Range.” The New York Times. January 15, 1951. New York, NY. Print. Listing.

“Exposicion del artista belga Jan Yoors.” La Prensa. Jan. 15, 1951. New York. Print. Listing.

“Yoors Guest Thursday of Art Teachers: Belgian Artist and Sculptor to Show His Textile Designs, Murals.” Herald News. May 5, 1951. Clifton, NJ. Print.

“High School to Hear Art Talk.” The Messenger. May 10, 1951. Garfield, NY. Print.

“Belgian Artist Visiting Classes in Garfield.” Herald News Pasaic. May 19, 1951. Clifton, NY. Print.

“Gypsiana.” The New Yorker, October 27,1951. pp. 26 – 27. Print.

1950,

January 1.La Nation Belge, Brussels ,Belgium. Biography and review.

January 5. De Gazette Van Antwerpen. Review of exhibition.

March 18. Metropole, Review of exhibit at La Grande Libraire d’ Anvers.

March. Handelsblad, Review and biography, mentions planning to go to America.

March. Handelsblad, Interview about an idea to make a contemporary film about the apocalypse around 150 of Jan’s painting of the Old Testament and mentiones his leaving for America.

“Lia unua majstroverko en Usono.” Heroldo De Esperanto. Oct. 16, 1950. pp. 1. Print. Illustrated with photo of Jan Sculpting.

November 20. And December 27 Het Niewes Van Den Dag, Jan writes about the Native American Indians.

December 4. La  Nation Belge, Jan interviewed about the Gypsies.

1949 ,

Handelsblad, December 23, 1949. Belgium. Interview with Jan.

La Neovelle Gazette. December 29, 1949. Review of exhibition at Gallery Stop-War.

Metrople, Brussels December 31, 1949. Belgium review and biography. For the exhibit at the gallery Stop-War.

1948

Purley Times. Oct. 25, 1948.

1941

January 30. Vandaag Magazine,”Hebben de Zingeuners en Litratur”. By jan yoors

1940

Bon jofe’ Call, Antwerp, Belgium,The New Leonardo Da Vinci About Jan as a young artist.

Lectures

“Gypsies of the World.” The International Students Club of Hunter College. New York, NY.

“Designing and Weaving Tapestries.” New Rochelle Art Association. Mar. 8, 1957. New Rochelle, NY.

“Gypsies.” International School of Art. Jan. 13, 1951. New York, NY.

“Gypsies.” International School of Art. Jan. 14, 1951. New York, NY.

“Gypsies.” International School of Art. Jan. 16, 1951. New York, NY.

“Artist Lecture.” Garfield High School. March 15, 1951. Garfield, NY.

“Espionage and Sabotage.” Garfield Rotary Club. 1951. Garfield, NY.

“Belgian Artist and Sculptor to Show His Textile Designs, Murals.” North Section, New Jersey Art Education Association. May 10, 1951. Pasaic, NJ.

September 11, The Denver Post. A meeting at the Denver Art Museum.  Jan was to be the speaker, at the Denver Art Museum.

Radio Interviews

Interviewed in philly around 1/24/64. Cited in B.92

Midday Live. CBS Radio: WCBS 880, New York, NY. Jan 2, 1976.

“Jan Yoors – Interview on Crossings” Al Ross, NBC Radio: WRC 980, Washington, D.C. Oct. 1971.

Ben Givadan, NBC Radio: WNCN, New York, NY. Nov. 11, 1971.

Carol Reed. CBS Radio: WCBS, New York, NY. Mar. 13, 1967.

Casper Citron. WRFM. New York, NY. Jan 30, 1967.

“Gypsies: Life vs. Legend.” Barry Farber. WOR, New York, NY. Aug. 19,1965.

Dick Cavett Show. Jan was interviewed along with Gwen Verdon on the show.

Today Show. Jan was interviewed around the date Feb. 1, 1967. Cited in a short blurb B.90  Feb. 1, 1967.

2014.ArchDigestWeb

Architectural Digest article with Jan’s tapestry and drawings.