13 Mar 14 – 30 Jun 14, Neue Galerie, New York, USA
The Neue Galerie in New York made a bold decision when it embarked on an exhibition on “degenerate art”—works that were despised by Hitler. This will be the first show outside Germany on this sensitive issue for more than 20 years. Inevitably, it will spark off a debate over the status of art that German museums were forced to deaccession by the Nazis. It is certainly a timely moment. The discovery of the Cornelius Gurlitt collection in Munich, reported last November, has revealed a lost treasure trove of “degenerate art”. London’s Victoria...
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