The art of the Third Reich was the government-approved art produced in Nazi Germany between and Upon becoming dictator in , Adolf Hitler gave his personal artistic preference the force of law to a degree rarely known before. In the case of Germany, the model was to be classical Greek and Roman art , seen by Hitler as an art whose exterior form embodied an inner racial ideal. Their response stemmed partly from conservative aesthetics and partly from their determination to use culture as propaganda. As indicated by historian Henry Grosshans in his book Hitler and the Artists , Adolf Hitler who came to power in quote : "saw Greek and Roman art as uncontaminated by Jewish influences. Modern art was [perceived by him as] an act of aesthetic violence by the Jews against the German spirit. Such was true to Hitler — wrote Grosshans — even though only Liebermann , Meidner , Freundlich , and Marc Chagall , among those who made significant contributions to the German modernist movement, were Jewish.
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German socialists saw nudism as a weapon of class struggle. George Hull investigates how nudist movements grew out of the crowded, dirty cities of the late 19th century before being co-opted by the Nazis in their quest for racial purity. In Germany there is at least one: stumbling upon naked people in the most unlikely places. For one thing, far and away the most successful organised nudist movement in German history stemmed from the progressive left.
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I n the early s, I interviewed a large number of Germans who had risen to prominence in the film industry under the Nazis. I spoke to actors, directors, critics and politicians. Bechter conducted preparatory discussions with me.