Art, the Avant-garde and Nazism. German exhibitions on the eve of the centenary of Weimar

Author/s Simone Duranti
Publishing Year 2019 Issue 2019/107 Language Italian
Pages 16 P. 112-127 File size 156 KB
DOI 10.3280/PASS2019-107008
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Between 2017 and 2018 there have been many exhibitions in Germany dedicated to the German artistic avant-garde in the period running from the beginning of the century until 1933 and to its subsequent persecution by the Nazis (the so-called action against degenerate art). This commitment on the part of German museums is not new, but, on the eve of the centenary of the Republic of Weimar, some of the approaches proposed merit analysis.

Keywords: Nazi art, Weimar, Degenerate art, Avant-garde

Simone Duranti, Arte, avanguardie e nazismo. Le mostre tedesche alle soglie del centenario di Weimar in "PASSATO E PRESENTE" 107/2019, pp 112-127, DOI: 10.3280/PASS2019-107008