The Kama Sutra
Spirituality and eroticism in Indian art
From 02/10/2014 to 08/03/2015
The Kama Sutra is an ancient Indian text widely considered to be the standard work on human sexual behavior in Sanskrit literature. The Kama Sutra makes up one of the major texts of medieval Hinduism. It is divided up into seven sections : society and social concepts, sexual union, as regards the spouse, as regards extra-marital relationships, as regards courtesans, as regards the arts of seduction.
Over 500 outstanding works including the remarkable collection of Beroze and Michel Sabatier - sculptures, paintings, miniatures, objects of daily life, “pillow books”, illustrated works , in order to give them an erotic education-, organized according to the seven sections of the Kama Sutra, will be exhibited in the Pinacothèque de Paris.
The exhibitions will explain the erotic aesthetics specific to the erotic aesthetics of Indian cultural life and to Hinduism.
28, place de la Madeleine 75008 Paris
Metro : Madeleine
Contact : +33 1 42 68 02 01
Price : 12.50
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