How was manhood defined and how was it depicted? How did men view themselves? What characteristics defined masculinity? Showcasing objects from our own collection, the exhibition will highlight the role of men in the Greek society, family and sexuality. Another exclusively male field, sports, is the topic of an exhibition in the Skulpturhalle Basel.
Buddhist monasteries, temples for one of the numerous Hindu deities or shrines for spirit beings represent just some of the spatial manifestations of religious practice, frequented regularly by worshippers. In addition believers often define their own spaces of belief, for example, by circling a sanctuary, depositing sacrificial offerings or even erecting a shrine at home. All these forms of worship evidence the significance of spatial bonding and movement. Give & Take. The Economy of the Divine sheds light on how this works in various Asian religions.