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This exhibition is a wonderful and surprising introduction to the universe of the world-famous photographer and filmmaker Anton Corbijn. Anton Corbijn is considered one of the most influential photographers of our time, both in the world of music and portrait photography.


IKONEN presents a selection of his portrait photos and brings three unseen series to Antwerp

Intriguing black and white photos of grave monuments
a. somebody
Self-portraits of deceased greats from the music world
Lenin, USSR
Lenin's visual presence in the USSR in the early 1980s


A ticket for IKONEN costs €10 per person.
Children under 12 years old do not have to pay.

A ticket costs €12 at the counter, so be sure to buy your tickets online.

No discount rates apply for IKONEN (A-card, senior card, student card, etc…).

The exhibition Katoen Natie - The People 'Our people make the difference' is free accessible.



Antwerp Handelsbeurs is located in the historic center of Antwerp, a 10-minute walk from the Central Station and in the vicinity of tram and bus.

The Handelsbeurs has an underground car park with an entrance via Sint-Katelijnevest 55. Q-Park Handelsbeurs has 284 parking spaces.

Access via Twaalmonthenstraat(side street of the Meir, the largest shopping center in Flanders)or via Borzestraat(side street Lange Nieuwstraat).

The exhibition is wheelchair accessible. A lift is available.
The exhibition is wheelchair accessible. A lift is available.


IKONEN is open from 17/12/2022 to 16/04/2023.


ICONS is open from Wednesday to Sunday from 11am to 6pm
(last entry at 5.30 pm).

Open every day in school holidays from 11am to 6pm

On December 24 and 31, the expo closes at 4pm

IKONEN is exceptionally closed on the following dates: 

- On 25 December

- On 1 January

- On Friday January 27th

- From 13 to 19 February 2022

- On Sunday 26 February from 14:00 PM
- On Wednesday, February 8, 2022
- On Thursday and Friday 16 and 17 March 2022


Katoen Natie - The People is exceptionally closed on the following dates:

- Saturday, January 14, 2022
- Wednesday, January 18, 2022
- Thursday and Friday, January 26 and 27, 2022
- Thursday, February 2, 2022
- Wednesday, February 8, 2022
- Thursday and Friday March 16 and 17, 2022
- Sunday, March 19, 2022

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Handelsbeurs Antwerp,

Borzestraat 31, 2000 Antwerp

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