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A cracking mystery – 15.10.07

The mystery of Doris Salcedo’s Tate Modern crack was the talk of the week. Academic and writer Eyal Weizman, who wrote the catalogue essay for the piece, told Astragal that he was one of a chosen few who knew in advance what Salcedo was planning. But even he couldn’t, or wouldn’t, let on how the Colombian artist created the 167m-long fissure in London’s premier modern-art institution.

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