Category: Chronicle of Current Events

Chronicle of Current Events: Entartete Kunst (Degenerate Art)

By Philalethes Nomenclature: Entartete Kunst.             In 1937 the Nazis put on exhibition in deliberately cramped facilities in Munich the confiscated works of modern artists they despised: Entartete Kunst, “Degenerate Art”. A spare, neo-Classical building was opened at the same time to house the art of National Socialism. Art was considered […]

Chronicle of Current Events

Chronicle of Current Events: An Introduction

By Philalethes Greetings! And welcome to the Chronicle of Current Events! This column takes its name from the journal Soviet dissidents compiled and circulated in typescript on human rights violations in their country in the mid-20th century. Many of those brave Russians, who risked more than social ostracism […]