Crowds are suffering for their art at the Tate Modern


Tate Modern

Art rarely carries a public health warning even when the likes of Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin try to push the boundaries of taste.

However, the casualties have been mounting up at Tate Modern in London, where 15 people were hurt viewing Shibboleth 2007in the first four weeks after its opening.

Beginning as a crack, Shibbolethwidens and deepens as it snakes across the gallery’s Turbine Hall, until in some places it is large enough for a toddler to fall into. Staff have been detailed to monitor visitors wandering around the hall, but a Freedom of Information request by The Times has revealed that their efforts have not been entirely successful.

Read full article (Times, November 26, 2007)

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One Response to “Crowds are suffering for their art at the Tate Modern”

  1. […] watch videos about the crack […]

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