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Bad Curation: Exhibiting "Degenerate Art", Hannah Colletti Apr 2017

Bad Curation: Exhibiting "Degenerate Art", Hannah Colletti

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In a time of censorship and social control under the ideology of the Nazi regime, Hitler and his counterparts produced an exhibition to discredit artistic developments deemed inappropriate and counterproductive for society. This project analyzed the ''Degenerate Art'' exhibition within the context of Nazi Germany, giving particular attention to the curatorial methods used to display the works, in order to understand the purpose of this exhibition and evaluate its impact.