Sale 2548 | Lot 268
268 •(ENTARTETE KUNST--DEGENERATE ART SHOW)
Group of 4 real photo postcards associated with the Munich exhibition, comprising a procession of trucks with banners that read "Entartete Kunst," an installation view with 5 paintings, and 2 different artworks.
Silver prints on carte-postale paper, the images measuring approximately 3½x5½ inches (12.7x17.8 cm.), and smaller, and the reverse, each with printed captions on verso. 1937
AND--A printed ticket to the Entartete Kunst, in Berlin. 1938
The notorious Degenerate Art Exhibition, which was organized by Adolf Ziegler and the Nazi Party, opened in Munich on July 19, 1937 and was on display until November 30th. Subsequently the show traveled to other venues. The curated exhibition of paintings and sculpture featured 650 works, and was staged to demonstrate how modern artistic styles undermined the ideals of the Nazi Party.