I just found out about these two sculptures that have been missing for 26 years and were just found on the 21 of May 2015! 482 more words
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(NEWSER) – Two life-size bronze horses commissioned to stand outside Adolf Hitler’s chancellery disappeared from their last known location in Germany in 1989. Some 25 years later, the masterpieces have been discovered in an illegal art bust, … 470 more words
Fanaticism is, in part, a condition of being overpowered aesthetically.
George Kateb, Patriotism and other mistakes, 2006
Often the postwar transformation of memory took on strange forms, as in the appropriation by Mexicans of the Volkswagen Beetle, originally the Nazi “Strength Through Joy” car, as a national icon in the late 20th century; painted yellow, the… 1,202 more words