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Hitler"s Last Hostages

Looted Art and the Soul of the Third Reich

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Published by PublicAffairs in New York, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27309016M
ISBN 101610397363
ISBN 109781610397360

  Hitler's Last Hostages Looted Art and the Soul of the Third Reich (Book): Lane, Mary M.: "The story of art is integral to the story of the rise of Nazi Germany. Adolf Hitler, an artist himself, was obsessed with art--in particular, the aesthetic of a purified regime, scoured of 'degenerate' influences that characterized Germany during the s and s. Get this from a library! Hitler's last hostages: looted art and the soul of the Third Reich. [Mary M Lane] -- "The story of art is integral to the story of the rise of Nazi Germany. Adolf Hitler, an artist himself, was obsessed with art--in particular, the aesthetic of a purified regime, scoured of.

The riveting story of Hitler's obsession with art, how it fueled his vision of a purified Nazi state, and the fate of the artwork that was hidden, stolen, or destroyed to cleanse German cultureNazism ascended not by brute force but by cultural tyranny. Weimar. Hitler's Last Hostages Looted Art and the Soul of the Third Reich (Audiobook CD): Lane, Mary M.: The riveting story of Hitler's obsession with art, how it fueled his vision of a purified Nazi state, and the fate of the artwork that was hidden, stolen or destroyed to "cleanse" German culture. The story of art is integral to the story of the rise of Nazi Germany.

Hitler, an artist himself, promised the dejected citizens of postwar Germany a purified Reich, purged of "degenerate" Hitler came to power in , he removed so-called "degenerate" art from German society and promoted artists whom he considered the embodiment of the "Aryan ideal.".   Listen to this title in full for free here: Hitler's Last Hostages: Looted Art and the Soul of the Third Reich Written By: Mary M. Lane Narrated By: Mary M. Lane Publisher.


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Lane has exhaustively researched the means by which Hitler's Third Reich looted artwork from museums and from Jewish families, whom he then sent to the gas chambers.

His theft was facilitated by Hildebrand Gurlitt, who rounded up the art for Hitler's proposed "Fuhrermuseum," whose life the author follows/5. In her new non-fiction book entitled Hitler’s Last Hostages: Looted Art and the Soul of the Third Reich (PublicAffairs, ), Lane writes about Adolf Hitler’s failed career as an artist and underlines the way in which the wider art world served as a political tool for the German government during WWII.

The “last hostages,” as the book skillfully charts, are the Nazi-looted artworks that continue to remain unsettled. In Hitler's Last Hostages, Mary M.

Lane reveals the fate of those works and tells the definitive story of art in the Third Reich and Germany's ongoing struggle to right the wrongs of the : PublicAffairs.

Mary M. Lane’s “Hitler’s Last Hostages” reports on an art collection, including work by Picasso, Matisse and Degas, that the Nazis had seized from their victims. Sections SEARCH. In Hitler's Last Hostages, Mary M. Lane reveals the fate of those works and tells the definitive story of art in the Third Reich and Germany's ongoing struggle to right the wrongs of the past/5(92).

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In "Hitler's Last Hostages," Mary M. Lane has exhaustively researched the means by which Hitler's Third Reich looted artwork from museums and from Jewish families, whom he then sent to the gas chambers.

His theft was facilitated by Hildebrand Gurlitt, who rounded up the art for Hitler's proposed "Fuhrermuseum," whose life the author follows/5(27). Hitler's Last Hostages Looted Art and the Soul of the Third Reich (Book): Lane, Mary M.: The story of art is integral to the story of the rise of Nazi Germany.

Adolf Hitler, an artist himself, was obsessed with art--in particular, the aesthetic of a purified regime, scoured of 'degenerate' influences that characterized Germany during the s and s. New from PublicAffairs: Hitler's Last Hostages: Looted Art and the Soul of the Third Reich by Mary M.

Lane. About the book, from the publisher: The riveting story of Hitler’s obsession with art, how it fueled his vision of a purified Nazi state, and the fate of the artwork that was hidden, stolen, or destroyed to “cleanse” German culture.

Hitler’s last hostages, it would seem, are us. Mary M. Lane reads at Highland Park Public Library on Octo 7 pm. “Hitler’s Last Hostages: Looted Author: Michael Workman. Hitler's Last Hostages author, Mary M. Lane, sits down to talk about her new book. Read an excerpt: Hitler’s taste in art received enthusiastic cooperation from dealers including Cornelius’ father, Hildebrand Gurlitt.

Readers will gnash their teeth as Lane engagingly recounts how dealers who formerly represented avant-garde artists quickly adapted and dumped their “degenerate” modernist clientele, except for purchases at knock-down. Hitler's Last Plot: The VIP Hostages Selected for Death in the Final Days of World War II In Aprilas Germany faced the abyss of destruction, a desperate plan was conceived by leading figures in the SS – with Hitler’s blessing – for a last-ditch defence by a fanatical SS guerrilla force in the mountains of Austria and Italy.

For two years, the government kept the discovery a secret. This is the definitive story of those works of art, their theft, and their long, agonizing restitution: the last hostages of Hitler.

In Hitler's Last Hostages, Mary M. Lane reveals the fate of those works and tells the definitive story of art in the Third Reich and Germany's ongoing struggle to right the wrongs of the past.

© Mary M. Lane (P) Hachette Audio. Hitler's Last Hostages Looted Art and the Soul of the Third Reich (Book): Lane, Mary M.: "The story of art is integral to the story of the rise of Nazi Germany.

Adolf Hitler, an artist himself, was obsessed with art--in particular, the aesthetic of a purified regime, scoured of 'degenerate' influences that characterized Germany during the s and s. Hitler's Last Plot: The VIP Hostages Selected for Death in the Final Days of World War II by Ian Sayer book review.

Click to read the full review of Hitler's Last Plot: The VIP Hostages Selected for Death in the Final Days of World War II in New York Journal of Books. Review written by Thomas : Ian Sayer.

Hitler's Last Hostages: Looted Art and the Soul of the Third Reich by Mary M. Lane has an overall rating of Positive based on 4 book reviews.

Features New Books3/4(4).In Hitler's Last Hostages, Mary Lane brilliantly tells the story of art and the Third Reich, and the fate of Germany's great artists as they fought to survive the Nazi era"-- Provided by publisher.

Hitler's Last Hostages Looted Art and the Soul of the Third Reich (Book): Lane, Mary M. Adolf Hitler's obsession with art not only fueled his vision of a purified Nazi state--it was the core of his fascist ideology. Its aftermath lives on to this day. Nazism ascended by brute force and by cultural tyranny.

Weimar Germany was a society in turmoil, and Hitler's rise was achieved not only by harnessing the military but also by restricting artistic expression. Hitler, an.