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degenerate art

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A term coined in Germany in the 1930s to discredit all contemporary art that did not correspond to the ideology of the Nazi party. Such art, which included most avant-garde work, was...

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degenerate art

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A term coined in Germany in the 1930s to discredit all contemporary art that did not correspond to the ideology of the Nazi party. Such art, which included most avant-garde work, was...

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degenerate art

Ian Chilvers and John Glaves-Smith.

in A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 908 words.

Term applied by the Nazis to all contemporary art that did not correspond to their ideology (see National Socialist

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degenerate art

Ian Chilvers and John Glaves-Smith.

in A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 921 words.

Term applied by the Nazis to all contemporary art that did not correspond to their ideology (see National Socialist art...

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Degenerate art

Michael Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 144 words.

(German, entartete Kunst)

A pejorative term viciously applied by the Nazis to all art which did not conform to their ideology and their promotion of ...

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degenerate art

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 535 words.

A term coined in Germany in the 1930s to discredit all contemporary art that did not correspond to the ideology

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degenerate art

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 321 words.

A term coined in Germany in the 1930s to discredit all contemporary art that did not correspond to the ideology

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degenerate art

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 319 words.

A term coined in Germany in the 1930s to discredit all contemporary art that did not correspond to the ideology of the Nazi party. Such art, which included most avant-garde work, was...

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Entartete Kunst

Edited by Henry Garland and Mary Garland.

in The Oxford Companion to German Literature

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 84 words.

a National Socialist conception applied to virtually all non-representational painting, sculpture, and graphic art. An exhibition of ‘degenerate art’ was

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Entartete Kunst

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A National Socialist conception applied to virtually all non-representational painting, sculpture, and graphic art. An exhibition of ‘degenerate art’ was held in Munich in 1937, and a...

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Jews, Art, and History

Neil Levi.

in Modernist Form and the Myth of Jewification

November 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 14151 words.

This chapter analyzes the 1937 Nazi exhibition of “Degenerate Art.” It argues that “Degenerate Art” needs to be understood not (only) as pointing forward to the genocidal policies of the...

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Documenta

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A large international exhibition of contemporary art held at Kassel, Germany, every four or five years since 1955. The first such exhibition was of great cultural and political...

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BREUSTEDT, Hans J. (<i>born</i> 1901), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 52 words.

Austrian, 20th century, male.

Born 1901, in Steinach (Thuringia).

Painter.

Studied between 1920 and 1923 under Lyonel Feininger at the Bauhaus in Dessau and went...

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BAUMGARTNER, Thomas (1892 - 1962), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 274 words.

German, 20th century, male.

Born 1892; died 1962.

Painter. Figure compositions.

Little is known about Baumgartner, except that as a very academic painter of...

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Entartete Kunst

Anita Kühnel.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 1385 words.

Term used by the Nazis in Germany from the 1920s to refer to art that did not fall into line with the arts policies of National Socialism, chiefly avant-garde work. The term ‘degenerate...

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STAUDENMAIER, Rudolf - Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 61 words.

German, 20th century, male.

Painter. Figures, portraits.

Rudolf Staudenmaier painted in a very traditional manner inherited from the 19th century. His portraits of...

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SPIEGEL, Ferdinand (1879 - 1950), Painter, engraver, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 147 words.

German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 4 July 1879, in Würzburg; died 1950.

Painter, engraver, illustrator. Figures. Murals.

Ferdinand Spiegel studied under...

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SPIEGEL, Hans (<i>born</i> 1894), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 117 words.

German, 20th century, male.

Born 2 February 1894, in Würzburg.

Painter. Figure compositions.

Hans Spiegel studied at the fine arts academy in Munich and...

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ZAEPER, Max (<i>born</i> 1872), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 70 words.

German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1 August 1872, in Fürstenwerder.

Painter. Landscapes.

Maz Zaeper showed his work - typically German landscapes - in Berlin...

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HOFER, Karl or Carl (1878 - 1955), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 1772 words.

German, 20th century, male.

Born 11 October 1878, in Karlsruhe; died 1955, in Berlin.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Figures, scenes with figures, still-lifes.

S...

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LEWY, Walter (<i>born</i> 1905), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 263 words.

German, 20th century, male.

Active in Brazil from 1937.

Born 1905, in Oldesloe, near Lübeck.

Painter, engraver.

Magic Realism.

Walter Lewy...

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