Sex please, we’re the British Museum: Tantra exhibition to open


Curator assures the public that stereotype-busting show will not include Sting or Kama Sutra

Forget “no sex please, we’re British”. More a case of “there will be lots of sex, we’re the British Museum”. But the curator has assured the public the first major UK exhibition to explore Tantra won’t be the “pleasure for the sake of pleasure” kind, nor what Sting suggested he was up to in his seven-hour lovemaking sessions.

Instead, the exhibition, announced by the museum on Thursday, will explore Tantra, a set of beliefs and rituals that began in 6th-century India.

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Written by Mark Brown Arts correspondent
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