"Degenerate art" : the fate of the avant-garde in Nazi Germany (Book, 1991) [WorldCat.org]
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"Degenerate art" : the fate of the avant-garde in Nazi Germany

Author: Stephanie Barron; Peter W Guenther; Los Angeles County Museum of Art.; Art Institute of Chicago.
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Los Angeles County Museum of Art ; New York : H.N. Abrams, [1991] ©1991
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Examines the 1937 Nazi-arranged exhibition "Degenerate Art," comprised of 650 avante-garde artworks stripped from German museums. Includes essays, a diagrammed catalogue of the exhibition, artist biographies, a translated facsimile of the exhibition guide, and other reference resources, accompanied by reprints of the artworks and photos of the exhibition itself.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Expositions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Degenerate art.
Los Angeles, Calif. : Los Angeles County Museum of Art ; New York : H.N. Abrams, ©1991
(OCoLC)643760346
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie Barron; Peter W Guenther; Los Angeles County Museum of Art.; Art Institute of Chicago.
ISBN: 0810936534 9780810936539 0875871585 9780875871585
OCLC Number: 22734939
Language Note: English.
Notes: Published in conjunction with the exhibition to be held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Feb. 17-May 12, 1991, and at the Art Institute of Chicago, June 22-Sept. 8, 1991.
Description: 423 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: 1937: Modern art and politics in prewar Germany / Stephanie Barron --
Beauty without sensuality / George L. Mosse --
Three days in Munich, July 1937 / Peter Guenther --
Entartete Kunst, Munich 1937 / Mario-Andreas von Lüttichau --
"Educational Exhibition" / Christoph Zuschlag --
Fight for modern art / Annegret Janda --
On the trail of missing masterpieces / Andreas Hüneke --
Galerie Fischer auction / Stephanie Barron --
Musical facade for the Third Reich / Michael Meyer --
Film censorship during the Nazi era / William Moritz --
Works of art in Entartete Kunst, Munich 1937 / Dagmar Grimm, Peter Guenther, Pamela Kort.
Responsibility: [edited by] Stephanie Barron ; with contributions by Peter Guenther [and others].

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Examines the 1937 Nazi-arranged exhibition "Degenerate Art," comprised of 650 avante-garde artworks stripped from German museums. Includes essays, a diagrammed catalogue of the exhibition, artist biographies, a translated facsimile of the exhibition guide, and other reference resources, accompanied by reprints of the artworks and photos of the exhibition itself.

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