GERMANY: Leda and Leader

Addressing a session of the annual Congress of German Art last week at Munich, Bavarian Minister of Interior Adolf Wagner welcomed the artists present, assured them that if the present world knew anything about contemporary German art, it would be recognized as indispensable.

Before the Führer's arrival, Minister of Propaganda Dr. Paul Joseph Goebbels next day expounded "the reunion of art with the mass of the people," maintained that until the Nazis came along, modern German art had been degenerating because the Jews controlled it. "The people wandered away from art because they had no understanding of this [degenerate] art."


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