By Jonathan Petropoulos
Artists below Hitler heavily examines situations of artists who failed of their makes an attempt to discover lodging with the Nazi regime (Walter Gropius, Paul Hindemith, Gottfried Benn, Ernst Barlach, Emil Nolde) in addition to others whose hope for professional recognition used to be learned (Richard Strauss, Gustaf Gründgens, Leni Riefenstahl, Arno Breker, Albert Speer). jointly those ten figures light up the complicated cultural background of Nazi Germany, whereas separately they supply haunting photos of individuals facing excruciating offerings and grave ethical questions.
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Artists Under Hitler: Collaboration and Survival in Nazi Germany by Jonathan Petropoulos