"Degenerate Art"

"Degenerate Art"

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.

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.

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Franz Marc, Rehe im Wald, 1913 http://www.thestablesstudios.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/Franz-Marc-Rehe-im-Wald-II.jpeg

Franz Marc, Rehe im Wald, 1913 http://www.thestablesstudios.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/Franz-Marc-Rehe-im-Wald-II.jpeg

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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.

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.

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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

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

1937 Munich exhibition of Degenerate Art excerpt from holocaust museum

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Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937 review – What Hitler dismissed as 'filth' | Art and design | The Guardian

Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937 review – What Hitler dismissed as 'filth' | Art and design | The Guardian

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