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The best art exhibitions in October 2020—Tantra at the British Museum and Rodin at Tate Modern

Plus Jimmy Robert at the Nottingham Contemporary,

Tantra: Enlightenment to Revolution, British Museum, 24th September to  24th January 2021

The shape-shifting belief system of Tantra originated in sixth-century India among devotees of the Hindu god Shiva and of Shakti, the universal feminine power. It spread through Hindu and Buddhist monasteries across South Asia, transmitted by trade and pilgrimage routes. Along the way, it fuelled revolutions and India’s fight for independence before becoming part of the west’s counter-culture. This exhibition explores its wild diversity and the richness of its…

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