Home > Sex > Multimedia Updated 21 November 2014 ‘The Institute of Sexology’ exhibition 'The Institute of Sexology' invites you to undress your mind and join them to investigate human sexuality at 'The Institute' as they explore the most publicly discussed of private acts. 0 Check Are you a sex addict? » Ask Sexologist » Join Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for sex? » SEE: What happens to your body during sex? How porn addiction can affect your sex life 'The Institute of Sexology' exhibition in London investigates how the practice of sex research has shaped our ever-evolving attitudes towards sexual behaviour and identity. Featuring over 200 objects spanning art, rare archival material, erotica, film and photography, this is the first UK exhibition to bring together the pioneers of the study of sex.You can explore everything from Alfred Kinsey's complex questionnaires to the contemporary National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal). Moving between pathologies of perversion and contested ideas of normality, it shows how sex has been observed, analysed and questioned from the late 19th century to the present day.The show will also feature contemporary artworks exploring sexual identity by South African photographer and visual activist. Zanele Muholi, John Stezaker, Sharon Hayes and Timothy Archibald. 'The Institute of Sexology' will evolve over the course of the year, with new commissions, live interventions, discussions and performances within the gallery space. ‘The Institute of Sexology’ runs from 20 November to 13 September 2015 at Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road in London.Please note, should you visit, that 'The Institute of Sexology' includes exhibits and live events of a sexual nature.For more info, visit The Wellcome CollectionThe Institute of Sexology imagesCarved ivory statue in the form of a copulating man and woman. Far Eastern Science Museum, LondonAdvertisement for the Institute for Sex Research. The Kinsey InstituteIvory shell divides into two halves, on one half is a female genitalia, on the other is a carving of a female looking at an erotic picture. Oriental, Science MuseumJugum penis, anti-masturbation device, steel, nickel-plated, probably British. 1880 - 1920. Alfred Kinsey lecturing at the University of California, Berkeley. Anonymous. The Kinsey InstituteA gouache painting of a camel composed of copulating humans, India, 19th centuryDan and Jan Siechert, The Monkey Rocker, Bakersfield, California. From Sex Machines by Timothy Archibald Wellcome Trust.Woman riding man. Coloured postcard 1840 - 1902. Wellcome ImagesCollection of sexual aids, with instructions in wooden box. Science Museum, Science and Society Picture libraryKekeletso Khena in Green Market Square, 2012. She suffered corrective rape for being a lesbian. Courtesy of Stevenson, Cape Town and JohannesburgMasked man in pink tutu, from collection of Richard von Krafft-Ebing (1840 - 1902). Wellcome Library, LondonPacket of anti-baby condoms. German, 1980s. Science Museum, LondonPorcelain melon containing a couple engaged in foreplay.Science Museum, Science and Society Picture Library. Wood and glass pillow book, hinged and folded like a concertina opening into 6 leaves with 12 pictures painted on glass. Complete with a mirror. Japanese, Science Museum, London. Read more: Sex park sparks controversyChina sex park demolishedLove of drugs exhibition in LondonSexual communication Sexual orientationAre you confident in your sexuality? More in Sex SEE: What happens to your body during sex? More: SexMultimedia advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... 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