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The Museum of Broken Relationships

Finished Ended on Wed Aug 1, 2018
Columbia Circle
1262 Yan'an Xi Lu, near Panyu Lu


Coming to Shanghai, spreading heartbreak, dejection, agony, bitterness, despair, loneliness, and a little bit of mirth is Zagreb, Croatia's world famous Museum of Broken Relationships, which is exactly what it sounds like: a traveling exhibition of artifacts bearing witness to loves lost and loves squandered. Typical display piece: an axe mounted on the wall, donated by a Berliner who used it to chop up their ex-lover's furniture. Other items include photographs, love letters, discarded keepsakes and mementoes, and the general leftover detritus from relationships, for whatever reason, that have gone sour, sourced worldwide since 2003. Details TBA.