-Consider the combination of propaganda and censorship.
-What kind of art was preferred by Hitler and why?
-What course of art history did Hitler envision and how did it turn out?
-Graffiti ridiculed works of art
-Art by mad men
-Hitler was rejected as an artist
-Not meant to depict natural world
-Soldiers expressed their experiences in the trenches in their paintings; twisted self portraits
-Berlin became capital of the international art world
-Great Depression helped Hitler and his political party rise to power
-House of German Art= Hitler's pantheon
-A celebration of racially pure men and women
-Women= either nude or mothers
-German expressionists were all against the war vs. Nazis saw war as a great accomplishment and honor
-112 were singled out as degenerate in the show but only 6 artist were actually Jewish