Why Hitler’s propaganda war against modernism and the avant garde dominated German art long after the Third Reich fell into ruins.
Art of Germany
Three-part series in which Andrew Graham-Dixon explores German art, examining the country's unique national style and 500-year cultural legacy.
As German artists drew inspiration from the rural landscape, rapid industrialisation saw an emerging avant garde movement in its modern cities.
The grotesque and the sublime reveal a tension at the heart of German expression.