Art for the Reich’s Sake: Painting, Propaganda and the Hyping of ‘Aryan’ Culture

Joseph Goebbels, Eugen Ritter von Schobert, Adolf Hitler, Italian ambassador Dino Alfieri (in white jacket), architect Gerdy Troost, Martin Bormann (behind Troost), Heinrich Himmler (far right) and others at Munich's Haus der Kunst for the 1939 "Day of German Art."
Hugo Jaeger—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

Every year from 1937-1944, The Third Reich held "A Day of German Art," conceived as a kind of Aryan-inflected kickoff for the annual Great German Art Exhibition in Munich. Read More

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