One of many sphinxes at the Belvedere Palace Gardens

One of many sphinxes at the Belvedere Palace Gardens

Saturday is becoming my day for museums. Last Saturday I spent hours at the Belvedere. Had to make a pilgrimage to the imposing and mysterious sphinxes in the garden (featured in a nice scene between Freud and Jung in the film “A Dangerous Method”!) Every sphinx has a different facial expression, all a bit Mona-Lisa like, as if Oedipus never really solved the riddle after all…

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Christiane Brooks Johnson Professor of Psychology and Religion, Union Theological Seminary, New York NY
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