Degenerate Art: Marc Chagall. Adolf Hitler loved classical art, yet hated modern abstract art. In 1937 he had an exhibit called Degenerate Art, which was intended to humiliate modern artists. All of these works were either destroyed or are still missing today.
Jean Metzinger | en Canot,1913, oil on canvas | exhibited at Moderni Umeni, S.V.U. Mánes, Prague, 1914, acquired in 1916 by Georg Muche at the Galerie Der Sturm, confiscated by the Nazis circa 1936, displayed at the Degenerate Art show in Munich, and missing ever since.
Das Magdeburger Ehrenmal (the Magdeburg cenotaph), by Ernst Barlach was declared to be degenerate art due to the "deformity" and emaciation of the figures—corresponding to Nordau's theorized connection between "mental and physical degeneration." Entartete Kunst
1937 Munich exhibition of Degenerate Art excerpt from holocaust museum