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White Seeders - Akbank Art Istanbul

Akbank Art (İstiklal Cad. No:8, 34435 Beyoğlu, İstanbul, Turkey)
Solo Exhibition 
From November 23th 'till December 31st 2011

Under the curatorship of prof. dr. Hasan Bülent Kahraman (Kadir Has University), Akbank Art Istanbul welcomes Tahon’s fragile plasters and milky white ceramics. Akbank Art has become one of Istanbul’s most influential culture and art centre and has already given a platform to many internationally renowned artists like Wang Du, Martha Rosler, Jean-Jacques Lebel, Thierry Kuntzel, Erwin Wurm…

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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...


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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Exhibitions /


Solo exhibition
Vincent van GoghHuis - Zundert (NL)
From March 26th till August 6th, 2023 - EXTENDED till August 27th, 2023
Opening on Saturday March 25th, 2023 at 3 pm. Welcome!

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Solo exhibition
Curated by Frank-Thorsten Moll
IKOB - Museum für Zeitgenössische Kunst - Eupen (BE)
From October 11th, 2022 till January 8th, 2023
Opening on Sunday October 9th, 2022 at 2 pm. Welcome!


Retrospective exhibition
Curated by Arie Hartog
MOU - Museum Oudenaarde (BE)
From April 24th till September 30th, 2021, EXTENDED till November 7th, 2021

Watch a sneak preview of the exhibition here!

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


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


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