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Art Attack: When human brutality becomes art

If I said that a German artist was about to stage an exhibition using Jewish people as live models to recreate scenes from the Holocaust, I am sure even the thought would be abhorrent to most ordinary folk.

I am also confident that the thought would never be attempted or accepted as a work of art. And yet if we swap the German artist for a White South African and replace the Jews with Black people, that is exactly what is about to happen in London in 2014, thanks to the Barbican Centre.