I went to the Tate Modern in London because I wanted to see what The New Yorker described as an ‘empathy-inducing installation’ about immigration by the Cuban artist Tania Bruguera.
While I was there, I also saw an exhibition titled ‘Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany’; a collection of art created between the first and the second world wars, a time of great social upheaval for the country. As I walked into one room, there was a large sign warning that the artworks might prove to be disturbing for some visitors, and I was immediately confronted with graphic images of violated female corpses.
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