What Was It About Modern (And Modernist) Art That The Nazis Found So Detestable?

1. What was it about modern (and modernist) art that the Nazis found so detestable?

Please use examples and quotes from the Evans chapter “The Purge of the Arts.”

2.  According to Evans chapter “A Revolution of Destruction?” what did the Nazi party stand for? Please give examples and quote from the chapter.

3.  John Hersey’s article “Hiroshima” is an extremely understated piece of reportage. Given this understatement or lack of broad explanatory context, what did it tell you, reveal to you, or teach you about the bombing of Hiroshima?

Please provide textual evidence for each question.



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