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SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015
Weiß, Vila Goecke, Krefeld, Germany
Sprinkler, Galerie Dukan, Paris, France
Nagyobb az Istennél, Duo-exhibition with Alexander Tinei, Deák Galéria, Budapest, Hungary

2014
Circular Song, Galerie Van De Weghe, Antwerp, Belgium
Adorant, Gerhard Hofland, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2013
Sculptor drawings and graphic arts from the collection of Johan Tahon in combination with his own artworks, Museum Beelden aan Zee, The Hague, The Netherlands
Grave Souls and Secrets, Contemporary Art Centre Odapark, Venray, The Netherlands
Almond, Envoy Enterprises, New York, USA

2012
Almond, Galerie Van De Weghe, Antwerp, Belgium
Barbarossa, Consulate General of Belgium, Istanbul, Turkey
Johan Tahon, Galeri ArtIst, Ankara, Turkey

2011

White Seeders, Akbank Art Center, Istanbul, Turkey
Archè, Museum of Archaeology (Tiled Kiosk), Istanbul, Turkey
Waq Waq, Galeri ArtIst, Berlin, Germany

2010
Waq Waq, Galerie Van De Weghe, Antwerp, Belgium
Johan Tahon - The Liminal Act, de Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Der Traum des Bildhauers: Johan Tahon, Gerhard Marcks Haus - Das Bildhauermuseum im Norden, Bremen, Germany
Hemisphere, Hagia Irene (Topkapi Palace), Istanbul, Turkey
NY Lamb, Envoy Gallery, New York, USA
Confinium, Kunstverein Schwerte, Schwerte, Germany

2009
Johan Tahon / Martin Assig, CIAP, Hasselt, Belgium
Gods and Men, Galeri ArtIst, Ankara, Turkey
Rode reuzen en Witte dwergen, SCHUNCK-Het Glaspaleis, Heerlen, The Netherlands
The Transhuman Face, Galerie Van De Weghe, Antwerp, Belgium
Mediaan, CBS, Heerlen, The Netherlands
New Seismo, Galerie Maurits van de Laar, The Hague, The Netherlands
Perseus / Perseiden, C-Mine site, Winterslag, Genk, Belgium

2008
Salt White Apollo, Galeri ArtIst, Berlin, Germany
White Heat, Galerie Maurits van de Laar, The Hague, The Netherlands
Big Bang. Whirling Atrium Observatory (1999-2008), Atrium, City hall, The Hague, The Netherlands
Land, Men and Gods, Galeri ArtIst, Istanbul, Turkey

2007
Nicaea starmap, Galeri ArtIst, Istanbul, Turkey
Portrait, Internationales Kunstzentrum Ostbelgien (IKOB), Eupen, Belgium

2006
OCULI/Mandarine and Mandragora, residence at Kasteel Beauvoorde, Veurne, Belgium
Johan Tahon. In Fluidum, Museum Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningen, The Netherlands
Munken, Galerie Gabriel Van De Weghe, Wortegem, Belgium

2005
Spheria, Stedelijk Museum, 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

2003
Johan Tahon - 9, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Self-Self, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.), Ghent, Belgium
Johan Tahon te gast bij Constant Permeke, Permekemuseum, Jabbeke, Belgium

2001
Silver/White Mindfield, Menen, Belgium
Stellar Octopus, Park ter Beuken, Lokeren, Belgium
Stellar Octopus-Simulacra (Time-Fetishes), Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium

2000
Traumgestalt, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Tideride-Mindfield, Vlaams Cultuurhuis De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1999
In fluidum, Stedelijk Museum Het Domein, Sittard, The Netherlands
George Grard - Johan Tahon, Stichting George Grard, Gijverinckhove, Belgium
Kosmoy, Kunstverein Schwerte, Germany
Halo-Set, Cultureel Centrum, Hasselt, Belgium
Rillen en Rimae, C.I.A.P., Hasselt, Belgium

1997
Zelf in Amorfia, Art box, Waregem, Belgium
Amor-spheroid, Galerie S. & H. De Buck, Ghent, Belgium
Kore-figur, Atelier Olsene, (Crystalline) nachtatelier, Olsene, Belgium

1995
Universus (studio show), Oudenaarde, Belgium

1994
A une heure du matin (studio show), Oudenaarde, Belgium

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

Ceramix - Ceramic art from Gauguin to Schütte, Maison Rouge, Parijs, Frankrijk & Cité de la céramique, Sèvres, France

2015

Ceramix - Ceramic art from Gauguin to Schütte, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, The Netherlands (upcoming) 

Main d'oeuvre, Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag, The Netherlands (upcoming)
Main d'oeuvre, Roger Raveelmuseum, Machelen, Belgium

Vormidable, Lange Voorhout, The Hague, The Netherlands 
Museum Beelden aan Zee, The Hague, The Netherlands
In Search of Meaning - The human image in a global perspective, Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, The Netherlands

2014
Museum to Scale 1/7, The Baker Museum (Naples), Florida, USA
Kunsthal, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Beating around the Bush - Episode #1, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, The Netherlands

2013
Breaking the Chains of Stigma, Institute of Contemporary Indian Art (ICIA), Mumbai, India
War and Trauma, Museum Dr. Guislain, Ghent, Belgium
Museum to Scale 1/7, Royal Museums of Fine Arts, Brussels, Belgium
Precious Parts, Bodrum / Mugla, Turkey
Far from the Madding Crowd, Bonnefanten Hedge House / Bonnefantenmuseum, Wijlre, The Netherlands
DIAcussion, Envoy Enterprises, New York, USA
Ikob Collection – Bildungsroman einer Sammlung. Die 0-20 Jahre, Museum für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Eupen, Belgium

2012
True Bliss and Enlightenment, Marianne Friis Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Unlimited Bodies, Palais d'Iéna, Paris, France
Envoy Enterprises, New York, USA
GARTENCITY #1, Maasmechelen, Belgium
Figuurlijk, Museum Hilversum, The Netherlands
Switch, Galerie Dukan Hourequin, Paris, France
Sint-Jan, Saint-Bavo's Cathedral, Ghent, Belgium
QNX2 - Lake of Tears, Bruges, Belgium

2011
Love & Cruelty, Gerhard Hofland, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Allemensen! Het Mooiste uit de Collectie Beelden aan Zee, Museum Beelden aan Zee, The Hague, The Netherlands
Zeerotica, Nationaal Visserijmuseum, Oostduinkerke, Belgium
Blickachsen, Bad Homburg Kurpark, Bad Homburg, Germany
Sympathy for the Devil, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium
Battle, Power & Faith, Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, Ankara, Turkey
Lichtfestival Gent, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium

2010
Engel - Himmlische Boten und Begleiter, Museum am Dom, Würzburg, Germany
Magic, Tegenboschvanvreden, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2009
Change of the Century, Centrum Kunstlicht in de Kunst, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
WATOU 2009, Watou, Belgium
XXste EEUW, Gemeentemuseum (GEM), The Hague, The Netherlands
Backyard, Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, Diepenheim, The Netherlands
Hellwach gegenwärtig, Sammlung MARTa, Herford, Germany

2008
Against Nature. The hybrid forms of modern European sculpture, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK
Gerhard Marcks Haus, Bremen, Germany
Museum Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningen, The Netherlands
THE HANDS OF ART, Artistshands / Kunstenaarshanden, collection Ronny Van de Velde, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.), Ghent, Belgium
MARTa, Herford, Germany
The IKOB Collection, IKOB, Eupen, Belgium

2007
The IKOB Collection, Bozar, Brussels, Belgium
Paulo Post Futurum, Breda's Museum, Breda, The Netherlands

2005
Soul, Grootseminarie, Bruges, Belgium
Sammlung MARTa - Eine Auswahl, MARTa, Herford, Germany

2004
Once upon a time, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen (MuHKA), Antwerp, Belgium
Disorientation by Beauty, Lustwarande04, Tilburg, The Netherlands

2003
BEAUFORT01, Ostend, Belgium

2001
Connecting Worlds: Contemporary Sculpture from the European Union Countries, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, USA

2000
Epifanie, Parkabdij, Heverlee, Belgium
Sammlung MARTa - Eine Auswahl, MARTa, Herford, Germany
Honiton festival, Honiton, UK

1999
S.M.A.K. De Opening, Stedelijk Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst (S.M.A.K.), Ghent, Belgium
Real Time @ Zoersel, Zoersel, Belgium
Louise Bourgeois / Anish Kapoor / Johan Tahon, Galerie Gabriel Van De Weghe, Wortegem, Belgium
Hedendaagse Vlaamse Beeldhouwkunst (selection of the Flemish Community), Gordes, France
De Slang, Groeningemuseum, Bruges, Belgium
Conscience en Ferraris Stills, Ministry of the Flemish Community, Brussels, Belgium

1998
Voor het verdwijnt en daarna - SMAK in Watou, Watou, Belgium
E.V.+A, Saint Mary Church, Limerick, Ireland
Rillen en Rimae, Galerie Gabriel Van De Weghe, Wortegem, Belgium

1996
De Rode Poort, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent, Belgium

1995
Arnulf Rainer - Johan Tahon, Link galerie, The Hague, The Netherlands

SELECTED PUBLIC ASSIGNMENTS

Noord (2014), CGG, Oudenaarde, Belgium
ZON (SUN) Anima/Animus (2013), Ostend, Belgium
Kamer Van Kwarts (2012), AZ Damiaan, Ostend, Belgium
Offer (2011), Schwerte, Germany
Heros (2011), Zwalm, Belgium
The Meeting and the Soul (2010), Belgian Consulate, Istanbul, Turkey
Arche (2010), Katholieke Hogeschool, Kortrijk, Belgium
Design of the Magister Artium Gandensis trophey (2010) for the KASK, Ghent, Belgium
Design of the award for the Culture Prizes of the Flemish Community (2009-2011)
Mediaan (2009), CBS Heerlen, The Netherlands
Perseus (2009), Europlanetarium, Genk, Belgium
New Seismo (2009), Ministry of Finance, The Hague, The Netherlands
Sterrenberg (Atari) (2008), Zorgcentrum Bergh, Roermond, The Netherlands
Amorfia (1996-2004), Universitair Ziekenhuis Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
Natal (2004), Market Square Menen, Belgium
H (2002), Museum am Dom, Wurzburg, Germany
Kepler (2000), Academisch Ziekenhuis, Sint Blasius, Dendermonde, Belgium
Universus (V.M.Z.) (1998), Markt, Oudenaarde, Belgium
Dirty Snowball (1997), Stichting George Grard, Gijverinkhove, Belgium