Oct 22, 2020 - Sale 2548

Sale 2548 - Lot 268

Price Realized: $ 1,875
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
Group of 4 real photo postcards associated with the Munich exhibition, comprising a procession of trucks with banners that read "Entartete Kunst," an installation view with 5 paintings, and 2 different artworks.

Silver prints on carte-postale paper, the images measuring approximately 3 1/2x5 1/2 inches (12.7x17.8 cm.), and smaller, and the reverse, each with printed captions on verso. 1937

AND--A printed ticket to the Entartete Kunst, in Berlin. 1938

Additional Details

The notorious Degenerate Art Exhibition, which was organized by Adolf Ziegler and the Nazi Party, opened in Munich on July 19, 1937 and was on display until November 30th. Subsequently the show traveled to other venues. The curated exhibition of paintings and sculpture featured 650 works, and was staged to demonstrate how modern artistic styles undermined the ideals of the Nazi Party.