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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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Iconoclasm and Censorship

in Capturing the German Eye

May 2009; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9085 words.

This chapter evaluates the American iconoclastic campaign and visual censorship in Germany. In occupied Germany, visual censorship became a central part of psychological warfare. Iconoclasm...

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Emma Hamilton

Overview page. Subjects: British History — Modern History (1700 to 1945).


Born in the Wirral as Amy Lyon, Emma's sensational beauty became celebrated through the art of an early mentor, George Romney (1734–1802). Mistress of Sir Harry...

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