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Dark desires: Female sexuality in art

What does female sexuality look like in art? Here, it looks like monsters, mermaids, and minotaurs…

In this online exhibition, Te Papa intern Rata Holtslag picks ten works from Te Papa’s art collection that use strange monsters and dark creatures to explore themes of women’s desire, sexuality and power.