Leonardo Reviews: Nazi Exhibition Design and Modernism

A new and challenging perspective on Nazi exhibition design

Their designers were good. Damned good. Nazi Exhibition Design and Modernism examines the formal look and feel, content and influence of the regimes’ major public exhibitions in the 1930s. Nazi Modernism drew upon Italian fascist precedents, as well as their Futurist enthusiasts’ aesthetics of war and command. The spectator was involved, drawn in, brought into line ideologically.  Designers took control of the experience, traffic pattern, craning of the neck or sweep of the head to take it all in.


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University of Minnesota Press Podcast

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