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Object ID

2021.1.9

Object Name

Catalog

Date

1937

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[Cover]: “Grosse Deutsche Kunstausstellung 1937” and featuring a shield of sorts incorporating a torch, eagle, swastika, helmeted man, and the year 1937. [Interior] numbered images of German artwork.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: House of German Art official exhibition catalog for the 1937 art show, displaying pictures of German art approved by Hitler. Approximately 900 works were exhibited, including military and political paintings, sculpture, idealized pastoral scenes, mythological scenes, triumphal images of workers and heroes. Hitler made clear in his speech on National Socialist cultural policy that true German art had to reflect and propagandize for the goals of the regime or it would be banned from museums as degenerate art.

Dimensions

8 1/2 x 6"

Keywords

House of German Art

Subcollection

Early

German Art Exhibition Catalog

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