Womanhood

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These motifs figured primarily in discourses of morality, reflecting the prevailing values and ideals of the time. Their effect on the viewer often hovers between sensual pleasure and moralizing exhortation. Yet it was this very ambivalence that made “Womanhood” an attractive subject—and one that often courted controversial debate. Depictions of femininity are thus not only a rewarding object of art-historical study, they are also interesting in a wider perspective on cultural history, in which they tie in with many issues under discussion today.

Kunstmuseum Basel, Museum für Gegenwartskunst
St. Alban-Graben 16 / St. Alban-Rheinweg 60
4010 Basel
Switzerland
+41-(0)61-206 62 62
http://www.kunstmuseumbasel.ch/en/exhibitions/upcoming/...

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Selection of further exhibitions in: Switzerland

14.06.2018 - 17.06.2018
Rhypark Basel / Tramstop:Novartis Campus
Muelhauserstrasse 17
Basel

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07.10.2017 - 07.01.2018
Kunstmuseum Basel, Museum für Gegenwartskunst
St. Alban-Graben 16 / St. Alban-Rheinweg 60
Basel

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22.09.2017 - 21.01.2018
19.01.2018 - 19.02.2018
29.09.2017 - 07.01.2018
Kunsthalle Basel
Steinenberg 7
Basel

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16.09.2017 - 21.01.2018
Kunstmuseum Basel, Museum für Gegenwartskunst
St. Alban-Graben 16 / St. Alban-Rheinweg 60
Basel

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27.10.2017 - 28.01.2018
22.09.2017 - 12.11.2017
02.11.2017 - 04.03.2018
11.08.2017 - 11.03.2018
25.11.2017 - 21.01.2018
Kunsthalle Basel
Steinenberg 7
Basel

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16.10.2017 - 04.11.2017
Musée de Beaux-arts du Locle
Marie-Anne-Calame 6
Le Locle

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03.02.2018 - 17.06.2018
Museum Franz Gertsch
Platanenstrasse 3
Burgdorf

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25.10.2017 - 07.01.2018
Musée de l´Elysée
18, avenue de l´Elysée
Lausanne

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20.01.2017 - 26.11.2017
Zentrum Paul Klee
Monument im Fruchtland 3
Bern

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26.08.2017 - 12.11.2017
Kunstmuseum Winterthur
Museumstr. 52
Winterthur

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31.08.2017 - 12.11.2017
01.01.2017 - 31.12.2017
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich
Toni-Areal in Zürich West, Pfingstweidstrasse 96
Zürich

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Womanhood Kunstmuseum Basel, Museum für Gegenwartskunst Main address: Kunstmuseum Basel, Museum für Gegenwartskunst St. Alban-Graben 16 / St. Alban-Rheinweg 60 4010 Basel, Switzerland Kunstmuseum Basel, Museum für Gegenwartskunst St. Alban-Graben 16 / St. Alban-Rheinweg 60 4010 Basel, Switzerland These motifs figured primarily in discourses of morality, reflecting the prevailing values and ideals of the time. Their effect on the viewer often hovers between sensual pleasure and moralizing exhortation. Yet it was this very ambivalence that made “Womanhood” an attractive subject—and one that often courted controversial debate. Depictions of femininity are thus not only a rewarding object of art-historical study, they are also interesting in a wider perspective on cultural history, in which they tie in with many issues under discussion today. Book tickets