In our series 3 and More Perspectives on a Piece, we elucidate selected works from very different points of view.
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Depictions of women can be found on coins and medals stretching back 2,500 years. The eternal anthropoid goddesses were quickly joined by real, living women. Between images of our origins and contemporary issues – exemplified by ‘Eve’ and ‘Greta’ – numerous facets and fields of inquiry open up. Alongside famous figures like Cleopatra, this special exhibition will shed light on the diverse images and interpretations of womanhood contained in coins and, in particular, medallions.
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