Tate Museum's 'Crack' Exhibit Hurts Audience

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The Tate Modern museum is not falling apart, but it is exhibiting a huge crack that runs the length of its largest gallery. The crack is a work of art, but it's caused some problems for viewers. At least 10 people have been injured while viewing it.


Now from leaky roofs to one big crack in another museum's floor. This one is there on purpose.


At the Tate Modern in London, a work of sculpture has been causing problems. The work is called "Shibboleth." It's a fissure that runs the length of a huge gallery. According to the artist, it symbolizes racial division.

SIEGEL: At its widest point, the crack is big enough, as the Times of London reports, for a toddler to fall into and at least 10 people have been injured while checking out the crack - none of them seriously.

BLOCK: The museum says it's working to reduce the number of injuries but there are no plans to cover the crack.

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