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Prince Filip and Princess Mathilde receive Tahon sculpture

During their visit to the Zwalm, Belgian royals Prince Filip and his wife Princess Mathilde received the ceramic sculpture Container of Johan Tahon. The sculpture is a gift of the artist and the community of Zwalm. As from today the Dutch Queen Beatrix is no longer the only royal to own a Tahon...

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New publication: Johan Tahon - Orientations/Archè

For the occasion of Johan Tahon's latest exhibitions Archè and Orientations in Istanbul, a new publication has been made. Archè will take place during the Istanbul Biennial (from September 17th till November 13th 2011)  in the beautiful Tiled Kiosk of the Istanbul Archaeological Museums next to the Topkapi Palace.
Orientations will follow later this year (from November 22nd till December 31st 2011) in the prestigious space of Akbank Sanat, Istanbul.
The edition of the book is limited to 1000. Copies are available at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Zeerotica - Visserijmuseum Oostduinkerke

Nationaal Visserijmuseum (Pastoor Schmitzstraat 5, Oostduinkerke, Belgium)
Group Exhibition
From June 17th to December 31st 2011

The exhibition "ZEEROTICA. On love and lust at the coast" tells a vibrant artistic story about passion and the sea. It's an invitation to an intimate journey through the nature, culture and every day life of people who live at the sea, with a touch of eroticism. You can discover important works of Paul Delvaux, Leon Spilliaert, Aloïs Boudry, Edgard Tytgat and of contemporary sculptor Johan Tahon.

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Inauguration 'Offer' - Schwerte

On May 8th at 16h00, Johan Tahon's 2,5m high bronze sculpture Offer will be inaugurated at the Rohrmeisterei-Plateau in Schwerte, Germany. The sculpture was acquired by the Kunstverein of Schwerte, where Tahon exhibited last year on the occasion of Ruhr2010.
Everybody is very welcome to join us at the inauguration that will be introduced by Mr. Arie Hartog, director of the Gerhard Marcks Haus in Bremen, Germany.

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Exhibitions /

WIR ÜBERLEBEN DAS LICHT

Solo exhibition / cross-over project with poetry of Till Lindemann (frontman of Rammstein)
Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht (NL)
From January 26th till December 2nd 2018
http://www.bonnefanten.nl/

MONK

Solo exhibition - with new ceramics - on the occasion of Leeuwarden Cultural Capital of Europe 2018
Curated by Tanya Rumpff
Nationaal Keramiek Museum Princessehof - Leeuwarden (NL)
From December 2nd 2017 till November 25th 2018
www.princessehof.nl

ECCE HOMO

Group exhibition + several projects with a.o. Luc Tuymans, Dirk Braeckman, Michaël Borremans, ...
Curated by Yasmine Geukens, Marie-Paule De Vil, Marion de Cannière and Eric Rinckhout
Different locations in the city - Antwerp (BE)
From November 17th 2017 till February 25th 2018
www.eccehomoantwerpen.com

OH YOU’VE GOT BLUE EYES OH YOU’VE GOT GREEN EYES OH YOU’VE GOT PINK EYES OH YOU’VE GOT BLACK EYES

Duo exhibition with new works
Gerhard Hofland - Amsterdam (NL)
From October 14th till November 11th 2017
www.gerhardhofland.com

LEE RANALDO: LOST IDEAS

Group exhibition with a.o. Daniel Johnston, Kim Gordon, Raymond Pettibon, Chad VanGaalen, ...
Curated by Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth) and Jan Van Woensel
Municipal Museum and CC De Steiger - Menin (BE)
From October 13th till December 17th 2017

THE FIFTH ELEMENT

Outdoor contemporary sculpture exhibition organized by Contemporary Istanbul
With a.o. Jannis Kounellis, Tony Cragg, Wim Delvoye, ...
Curated by Hasan Bülent Kahraman
Sanatçılar Parkı - Istanbul (TR)
From September 13th till 19th 2017
www.contemporaryistanbul.com/projects/5-th-element