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"Entartete Kunst" (Degenerate Art) exhibition

Film | Accession Number: 1991.259.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0375 | Film ID: 210

The 1937 exhibit of ENTARTETE KUNST at the Archeological Institute in Munich, not far from the House of German Art, with paintings of modern artwork declared by the Nazis to be "degenerate" on the gallery walls. Museum visitors in the exhibit, walking, viewing the art on display. SS officer in FG. A quote taken from George Grosz and mockingly displayed on the Dada wall: "Nehmen Sie Dada ernst! Es lohnt sich." [Take Dada seriously! It's worth it.] EXT, visitors exiting building. Large sign on the building's facade: Ausstellung: "Entartete Kunst" / Eintritt frei [Exhibition: Degenerate Art / Admission free]. More shots of visitors inside the exhibit. Room 3 is prominently shown. Included in the filmed sequences are works by Paul Klee, Kurt Schwitters, Wassily Kandinsky, Otto Dix, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Eugen Hoffmann, and others.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:00:30
Event Date
September 1937
Locale
Munich, Germany
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Library of Congress
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:44:18
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