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Unformatted text preview: Wilhelm Sauter, The Eternal Soldier , 1940 Diptych-----A painting with two panels-Acient Christian Format called diptych.-Giving subject matter respect and reverence. CAHraters;-Left=WW1 veterans Right=WW2 veterans-As a continuum of WW1 Hans Schmitz-Wiedenbrück, Workers, Farmers & Soldiers , 1940 Triptych: ----- A painting with three panels Character:-Center I the most important scence. -Every aspect is important but the arm is better—but nothing withouth the other two.-Using traditional religious format. Diptych & Triptych Degenerate Art “The Ruins Principle” “The Rape of Europa” Art loted from private collections.- Monuments Men What were the two main sources of Adolf Hitler’s ideas of beauty and art? -Classicism--Greece and rome where the high of European perfection.-Athens for beauty and Rom and Sparta for military power.-Richard Wagenr (Composer)-Anti semiticsm-Critiseed jews—saying that the weren’t german-- How are the ideas manifested in the Nazi program? What was the point Hitler was trying to make with the Degenerate Art Show? --To ridicule the arts. Avant garde was bad. ---- nazi would hire doctors and put it beside people who are crazy What kind: Van goh, Picasso, Epresioinm cubism, dada, fauvism. GREAT GERMAN ART EXHIBITION--Initiated a better kind of art to compare to the weird avant gardes. Understand how Naziism and World War II affected art. Understand how being labeled a “degenerate artist” affected European avant-garde artists. -- They know that the artist are not right so they bring people don’t to their level so that people (greatest crim. Instead of becoming better--Effect is that the artist fled since labeled. They could either change or flee their pual clee. --cherchner-commited suicide afther joining nazi--Artist that go to USA make America more acceptable to the avant garde and hate german....
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