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Posts Tagged: modern art

Modern Art in Nazi Germany

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This BBC story goes into fascinating detail about the way the degenerate art was displayed alongside insulting graffiti, and, of course, what role Hitler’s youthful art education played in all this. (Via.) In 1937, the Nazi regime staged two simultaneous art exhibitions, one with art they supported (“statuesque blonde nudes along with idealized soldiers and landscapes”) […]

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Lady Gaga’s Surprisingly Literary New Music Video

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Life’s most fundamental question echoes boundlessly: What to do with that degree in the humanities?! One option is to become a pop superstar and make a music video saturated with references to Greek myth, German expressionist film, and modern art movements. (Another option is to be the BuzzFeed writer who goes through pop superstars’ music […]

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