The Kunstmuseum Basel has unveiled an exhibition from their unique German and French Modernism collection.
20 February 2018
There is a conundrum at the heart of the work of Emil Nolde.
An exhibition of German Expressionist artists, exponents of Degenerate Art has opened at E&R Cyzer gallery. It is an unique opportunity to see a number of paintings by artists who were persecuted under Hitler with their work were dismissed as ‘Entartete Kunst’. This is the first exhibition of note to take place in London for over 5 years. […]
A new exhibition bringing together works from the well documented Lucerne auction in 1939 has been mounted in Liège. On the eve of the Second World War, the Nazi authorities wished to dispose of modern art works that were in the collections and on display in German art galleries and museums, considered “degenerate”by the Third […]
Cornelius Gurlitt the owner of a hoard of Nazi era ‘degenerate art’ which was confiscated by German officials in 2012 has lashed out at critics by setting up a website to counter the media frenzy, that has reached fever pitch since the discovery of the 200,000,000 euro collection. Works by Picasso, Matisse, Chagall, Renoir and […]
The V&A have announced plans to release the only known copy of a complete list of ‘Entartete Kunst’ (‘Degenerate Art’) confiscated by the Nazi regime from public institutions in Germany, mostly during 1937 and 38. Entartete Kunst was the title of an exhibition held in Munich in 1937 drawn from the works seized by the […]
Modern art was the bane of the third Reich. Adolf Hitler was a frustrated art student who was rejected from the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. This was to have a profound effect on his future as a politician and a leader. It also influenced his desire to rid the world of Modernism and create […]
A brand new Modern Art museum is to be built in Berlin directly behind Berlin’s New National Gallery, 76 years after Modern Art was outlawed by the Nazis. Berlin has given the go ahead to build a new museum to house its 20th Century art, as well as a collection donated by Ulla and Heiner […]
Munich museum refuses to return Paul Klee painting, seized from family by Nazis to be displayed in 1937 ‘degenerate art’ exhibition The descendents of a German art historian have filed a legal claim against the city of Munich demanding the return of a Paul Klee painting that was apparently stolen from their family by the […]