The fruity adventure of Eve
and the apple ushered in the human species on Earth, and the
spreading of that piece of gossip prompted the religion with
the biggest box-office hit ever to write the renowned book.
Other cults regarded it less tragically but with equal importance,
and whether it was due to some genesic impulse or lubricious
inclination, they worshipped phalluses and sacred prostitutes
all over the world.
From the explicit and technical manuals as the Kama Sutra
or the Ananga Ranga of Indian culture, to the misfortunes
of Onan “spilling his seed” in the Old Testament,
the multiple expressions of sexuality and erotic sensibility
provide us with historical clues for the understanding of
Sexual lore is the province of Erotism,
an expression, until recently, both cultivated and occult.
In these more tolerant times, it is still a mystery which
cannot be measured or explained, but only felt
A museum collects objects, and that is the
only aim of this Erotic Museum, the compilation of artifacts
that document, illustrate, conjure up or inspire stories and
aspects of what we have never stopped and will keep on doing
–or making- throughout the history of mankind, in the
midst of catastrophes, travails, massacres, joys and sufferings.
The Erotic dimension is perhaps the only
one which clearly sets us apart from other animal species.
Be welcome, and enjoy.