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The Resource Artists under Hitler : collaboration and survival in Nazi Germany, Jonathan Petropoulos

Artists under Hitler : collaboration and survival in Nazi Germany, Jonathan Petropoulos

Label
Artists under Hitler : collaboration and survival in Nazi Germany
Title
Artists under Hitler
Title remainder
collaboration and survival in Nazi Germany
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Petropoulos
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"What are we to make of those cultural figures, many with significant international reputations, who tried to find accommodation with the Nazi regime?" Jonathan Petropoulos asks in this exploration of some of the most acute moral questions of the Third Reich. In his nuanced analysis of prominent German artists, architects, composers, film directors, painters, and writers who rejected exile, choosing instead to stay during Germany's darkest period, Petropoulos shows how individuals variously dealt with the regime's public opposition to modern art. His findings explode the myth that all modern artists were anti-Nazi and all Nazis anti-modernist. Artists Under Hitler closely examines cases of artists who failed in their attempts to find accommodation with the Nazi regime (Walter Gropius, Paul Hindemith, Gottfried Benn, Ernst Barlach, Emil Nolde) as well as others whose desire for official acceptance was realized (Richard Strauss, Gustaf Gründgens, Leni Riefenstahl, Arno Breker, Albert Speer). Collectively these ten figures illuminate the complex cultural history of Nazi Germany, while individually they provide haunting portraits of people facing excruciating choices and grave moral questions
Cataloging source
DKDLA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Petropoulos, Jonathan
Dewey number
701.03094309033
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National socialism and art
  • Arts, German
  • Artists
  • Germany
Label
Artists under Hitler : collaboration and survival in Nazi Germany, Jonathan Petropoulos
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
"The summer of art" and beyond: The fight over modernism ; Otto Andreas Schreiber and the pro-expressionist students ; The continuation of modernism in Nazi Germany -- The pursuit of accomodation: Walter Gropius ; Paul Hindemith ; Gottfried Benn ; Ernst Barlach ; Emil Nolde -- Accomodation realized: Richard Strauss ; Gustaf Griindgens ; Leni Riefenstahl ; Arno Breker ; Albert Speer -- Conclusion
Control code
FIEb17701934
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 407 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780300197471
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)902609618
Label
Artists under Hitler : collaboration and survival in Nazi Germany, Jonathan Petropoulos
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
"The summer of art" and beyond: The fight over modernism ; Otto Andreas Schreiber and the pro-expressionist students ; The continuation of modernism in Nazi Germany -- The pursuit of accomodation: Walter Gropius ; Paul Hindemith ; Gottfried Benn ; Ernst Barlach ; Emil Nolde -- Accomodation realized: Richard Strauss ; Gustaf Griindgens ; Leni Riefenstahl ; Arno Breker ; Albert Speer -- Conclusion
Control code
FIEb17701934
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 407 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780300197471
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)902609618

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