Taher Jaoui

(1978 - )

About

Taher Jaoui was born in Tunis, Tunisia and currently lives and works between Paris and Berlin.

Jaoui's compositions are built on an intuitive and unconscious process. He uses different sources of inspiration, spanning from cartoon and graffiti-like drawings to Abstract Expressionism and Primitivism movements. 

Jaoui’s work joins together painting and drawing, abstraction and representation. Through a personal language in his compositions, he aims to stimulate the viewer’s feelings and imagination and let him build his own interpretation of the picture.

He often composes with semi-figurative elements, such as heads, legs, eyes or hands.  He combines an aggressive use of color and texture with various combinations of oil, enamel, spray paint and charcoal on canvas. 

His work has been exhibited in various group and solo exhibitions across Europe, Africa and the USA.

  • Studies

    2007

    University Paris Sorbonne

  • Exhibitions

    Selected Exhibitions

    2018

    Daydreaming Impressions, Solo Exhibitions on Paintings, Aquabit Gallery, Berlin, Germany, March 2018

    2017

    EMERGEAST auctions, Edition 4, is set to take place on November 6, at Le Cirque, the Ritz-Carlton, DUBAI. November 2017

    Taher JAOUI : Painting and drawings exhibition in Galerie la Rotonde Stalingrad PARIS April 2017

    BARDO : Group Exhibition on contemporary collage, Aquavit Gallery, April 2017

    Cutting Edge - Collage Group Exhibition, Prophit Art Zine annd Lula Valletta, March 2017

    Enter Art Foundation . Vernissage . 50 + 44 Contemporary Artists Berlin, Germany, February 2017

    Group Collage exhibition, Sebatopol Center of Arts, California, USA, January 2017

    2016

    Solo exhibition, Musk & Amber Gallery, Tunis, Tunisia, September 2016

    Group Collage exhibition, Ludwig Gallery, Berlin, Germany. August 2016

    Group Collage exhibition, Dada 100 years after, Agora Gallery, Berlin, Germany. June 2016

    Affordable Art Fair Milan (paintings), Gaudi Gallery, Madrid, Spain. March 2016

    2015

    Group Collage exhibition, Gaya Gallery, Tunis, Tunisia. December 2015

    Solo Collage exhibition, Espace les insolites, Tanger, Morrocco. October 2015

    30 days arround the world, Pop-up Art Gallery, Berlin, Germany, July 2015

    Collective Connective collage group exhibition. Kado Bar, Tokyo, Japan. April 2015

    Collective Connective collage group exhibition. Chef d'oeuvre Gallery, Osaka, Japan. May 2015

    Black. Ethnik Gallery, Berlin, Germany. 20 March > 29 March 2015

    Finders Keepers. Art Share LA, Los Angeles, USA, March 2015

    Simulacrum solo collage exhibition. Atelier MilanaSmokvine, Rijeka, Croatia, February 2015

    GlueHeads, Alternativ Gallery, Berlin, Germany, January 2015

    Mini-prints, Heiki Arndt DK Gallery, Berlin, Germany, November 2014 - March 2015

    2014

    Collagistas Festival, Alternativ Gallery, Berlin, Germany, October 2014

    Duality, Espacio Gallery, London, United Kingdom, July 2014

    Quadriart, Eagl Gallery, Berlin, Germany, June 2014 - August 2014

    Mixed Medias, Pop-up Art Gallery, Berlin, Germany, March 2014

    Hypnosis, Alternativ Gallery, Berlin, Germany, March 2014

    Cause & Effect, BetaHaus Berlin, Germany, December 2013 - February 2014