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The Resource Degenerate art : the attack on modern art in Nazi Germany, 1937, edited by Olaf Peters ; preface by Ronald S. Lauder ; foreword by Renée Price ; with contributions by Bernhard Fulda, Ruth Heftrig, Mario-Andreas von Lüttichau, Karsten Müller, Olaf Peters, Jonathan Petropoulos, Ernst Ploil, Ines Schlenker, Aya Soika, Karl Stamm

Degenerate art : the attack on modern art in Nazi Germany, 1937, edited by Olaf Peters ; preface by Ronald S. Lauder ; foreword by Renée Price ; with contributions by Bernhard Fulda, Ruth Heftrig, Mario-Andreas von Lüttichau, Karsten Müller, Olaf Peters, Jonathan Petropoulos, Ernst Ploil, Ines Schlenker, Aya Soika, Karl Stamm

Label
Degenerate art : the attack on modern art in Nazi Germany, 1937
Title
Degenerate art
Title remainder
the attack on modern art in Nazi Germany, 1937
Statement of responsibility
edited by Olaf Peters ; preface by Ronald S. Lauder ; foreword by Renée Price ; with contributions by Bernhard Fulda, Ruth Heftrig, Mario-Andreas von Lüttichau, Karsten Müller, Olaf Peters, Jonathan Petropoulos, Ernst Ploil, Ines Schlenker, Aya Soika, Karl Stamm
Title variation
Attack on modern art in Nazi Germany, 1937
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Language
eng
Summary
  • This book accompanies the first major museum exhibition devoted to a reconstruction of the infamous Nazi display of modern art since the presentation originated by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 1991. During the Nazi regime in Germany, "degenerate art" was the official term for much of the most important modern art of the day. "Degenerate art" was defined by the Nazi regime as artwork that was not in line with the National Socialists' ideas of beauty. Their condemnation extended to works in nearly every major art movement: Expressionism, Dada, New Objectivity, Surrealism, Cubism, and Fauvism. Banned artists included Max Beckmann, Paul Klee, and Oskar Kokoschka. Richly illustrated, Degenerate Art elucidates the historical and intellectual context of the notorious exhibition in Munich in 1937, which spurred the attack on modern art. The book contains reflections on the genesis and evolution of the term "degenerate art" and details of the National Socialist policy on art. Art works from the exhibition Degenerate Art are compared to works of art from The Great German Art Exhibition, which was held at the same time and displayed the works of officially approved artists. The book also presents the after-effects of the attack on modernism that are felt even today
  • Während der NS-Diktatur in Deutschland wurde ein grosser Teil der modernen Kunst als "entartet" diffamiert und die Künstler und deren Förderer aufs Massivste verfolgt. Verfemt wurden Werke, die nicht mit den nationalsozialistischen Idealen und volkspädagogischen Interessen vereinbar waren. Die Verurteilung erstreckte sich auch auf kommunistische und jüdische Künstler und auf nahezu alle grossen Kunstströmungen: Expressionismus, Dada, Neue Sachlichkeit, Surrealismus, Kubismus und Fauvismus. Verfemte Künstler waren u. a. Max Beckmann, Paul Klee, Otto Dix, Lovis Corinth, Max Ernst und Oskar Kokoschka. 'Degenerate Art' beschreibt die 1937 in München stattfindende Ausstellung Entartete Kunst, die den Angriff auf die moderne Kunst in Gang setzte. Sie wurde in der Nähe vom damaligen "Haus der Deutschen Kunst" gezeigt, in dem zeitgleich die erste Grosse Deutsche Kunstausstellung stattfand, die Künstler ausstellte, die vom NS-Regime offiziell anerkannt waren. Weitere Themen im Buch sind die Entstehung und Entwicklung des Begriffs "Entartete Kunst", Details zur nationalsozialistischen Kunstpolitik sowie die Nachwirkungen des Angriffs auf die moderne Kunst.0Exhibition: Neue Galerie New York, USA (13.03.-30.06.2014).--
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Source other than Library of Congress
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
709.4309043
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N6868.5.N37
LC item number
D44 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
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  • Peters, Olaf
  • Neue Galerie New York
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  • Grosse Deutsche Kunstausstellung
  • Entartete Kunst
  • National socialism and art
  • Art, Modern
  • Entartete Kunst
  • National socialism and art
  • Drittes Reich
  • Entartete Kunst
  • Kunstpolitik
  • Deutschland
Label
Degenerate art : the attack on modern art in Nazi Germany, 1937, edited by Olaf Peters ; preface by Ronald S. Lauder ; foreword by Renée Price ; with contributions by Bernhard Fulda, Ruth Heftrig, Mario-Andreas von Lüttichau, Karsten Müller, Olaf Peters, Jonathan Petropoulos, Ernst Ploil, Ines Schlenker, Aya Soika, Karl Stamm
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Copyright
Note
Catalog of the exhibition held at the Neue Galerie New York, March 13-June 30, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 312-316) and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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  • still image
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  • txt
  • sti
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
From Nordau to Hitler : "degeneration" and anti-modernism between the fin-de-siècle and the National Socialist takeover of power / Olaf Peters -- "Crazy at any price" : the pathologizing of modernism in the run-up to the "Entartete Kunst" exhibition in Munich in 1937 / Mario-Andreas von Lüttichau -- Plates I -- Defining National Socialist art : the first "Grosse Deutsche Kunstausstellung" in 1937 / Ines Schlenker -- Genesis, conception, and consequences : The "Entartete Kunst" exhibition in Munich in 1937 / Olaf Peters -- The "Entartete Kunst" exhibitions in Austria / Ernst Ploil -- Plates II -- "Violent vomiting over me" : Ernst Barlach and National Socialist cultural policy / Karsten Müller -- Emil Nolde and the National Socialist dictatorship / Bernhard Fulda and Aya Soika -- "Degenerate art" on the screen / Karl Stamm -- Plates III -- Narrowed modernism : on the rehabilitation of "degenerate art" in postwar Germany / Ruth Heftrig -- From Lucerne to Washington, DC : "degenerate art" and the question of restitution / Jonathan Petropoulos -- Checklist
Control code
17965331
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9783791353678
Lccn
2013957076
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)868084105
Label
Degenerate art : the attack on modern art in Nazi Germany, 1937, edited by Olaf Peters ; preface by Ronald S. Lauder ; foreword by Renée Price ; with contributions by Bernhard Fulda, Ruth Heftrig, Mario-Andreas von Lüttichau, Karsten Müller, Olaf Peters, Jonathan Petropoulos, Ernst Ploil, Ines Schlenker, Aya Soika, Karl Stamm
Publication
Copyright
Note
Catalog of the exhibition held at the Neue Galerie New York, March 13-June 30, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 312-316) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
From Nordau to Hitler : "degeneration" and anti-modernism between the fin-de-siècle and the National Socialist takeover of power / Olaf Peters -- "Crazy at any price" : the pathologizing of modernism in the run-up to the "Entartete Kunst" exhibition in Munich in 1937 / Mario-Andreas von Lüttichau -- Plates I -- Defining National Socialist art : the first "Grosse Deutsche Kunstausstellung" in 1937 / Ines Schlenker -- Genesis, conception, and consequences : The "Entartete Kunst" exhibition in Munich in 1937 / Olaf Peters -- The "Entartete Kunst" exhibitions in Austria / Ernst Ploil -- Plates II -- "Violent vomiting over me" : Ernst Barlach and National Socialist cultural policy / Karsten Müller -- Emil Nolde and the National Socialist dictatorship / Bernhard Fulda and Aya Soika -- "Degenerate art" on the screen / Karl Stamm -- Plates III -- Narrowed modernism : on the rehabilitation of "degenerate art" in postwar Germany / Ruth Heftrig -- From Lucerne to Washington, DC : "degenerate art" and the question of restitution / Jonathan Petropoulos -- Checklist
Control code
17965331
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9783791353678
Lccn
2013957076
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)868084105

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