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Discover how the Nazis used art as a tool to promote their ideology by celebrating what they perceived as authentic German art and eliminating art they deemed degenerate.
Writer Mtutuzeli Matshoba provides a vivid account of life under apartheid through the story of his friend who was forcibly ejected from his home.
Read commentary and tips from Professor Lawrence Langer on interpreting paintings and artwork.
Learn about Nazi Germany’s participation in the Spanish Civil War and analyze Pablo Picasso’s painting Guernica.
Contributor: Professor Lawrence Langer
Look at a selection of anti-apartheid posters that show the diverse range of messages and issues covered within the movement.
Learn how the Nazis used film to create an image of the “national community” and to demonize those they viewed as the enemy, such as the Jews.
Read W.H. Auden’s poem “Refugee Blues” about the plight of Jewish refugees during the Holocaust.
Learn about German artist Gunter Demnig and his work installing plaques that honor Holocaust victims across Europe.
Explore bystander behavior and the challenges of speaking up with Maurice Ogden's poem “The Hangman.”
Read the artist's statement for filmmaker and photographer Carlos Javier Ortiz.
Read the artist's statement for photographer and filmmaker Danny Wilcox Frazier.