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The Unbearable Lightness of Being Part 2, Chapter 20

By Milan Kundera

Part 2, Chapter 20

  • So Tereza takes a first step in befriending Sabina. She offers to take photographs of Sabina in Sabina's studio.
  • Sabina shows her some of her paintings from a series she calls "Behind the Scenes."
  • On the surface they depict a realistic world, and underneath something mysterious or abstract.
  • Tereza admires the artwork and the artist.