BBC – How many came to mock these ‘degenerate’ artworks, and how many came to admire them? It’s impossible to tell (in Hitler’s Germany, dissenters ended up in concentration camps) but, either way, ‘degenerate’ art had proved too popular. The Great German Art show was restaged every year, right up until 1945. The Degenerate Art show was never repeated. The Nazis destroyed a thousand of these modernist masterpieces. The remainder were sold to off foreign buyers at an auction in Lucerne. read more – read more 

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