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Susanne Neubauer's article on German art historian "Ludwig Grote und die Moderne 1933-1959" (RIHA Journal 0180) looks at Grote's efforts for internationalization after the National Socialist regime, during which Modern art was ostracized. Grote was actively involved with art in and from Brazil. In 1960, for example, he brought a large exhibition on Lithuanian-Brazilian artist Lasar Segall, organized by the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, to Nuremberg. – Currently, 80 years after the infamous "Degenerate Art" exhibition in Munich, the Museum Lasar Segall in São Paulo presents the exhibition “The Degenerate Art of Lasar Segall: Persecution to Modern Art in Times of War” (25/11/2017-30/04/2018).

Soldier’s cemeteries, war memorials and the commemorative culture of the war dead are an emerging field of interdisciplinary and transnational research. Complementary to RIHA Journal’s special issue on this subject recently edited by Christian Fuhrmeister and Kai Kappel (RIHA Journal 0150-0176), see also Wiebke Kolbe, “Trauer und Tourismus. Reisen des Volksbundes Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge 1950–2010“, in: Zeithistorische Forschungen/Studies in Contemporary History 14/1 (2017).



0172 Janes-Laslo Stadler, Die Partisanennekropole in Mostar

After World War II, the communist party took control of the nation-building process of the newly established Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. World War II played a major role in the narration and was reinterpreted as the People's Revolution. In 1959, the municipality of Mostar decided to build a partisan cemetery […]

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