“Let the Disquiet Emerge”

April 27, 2014 — Leave a comment

We are all potential Nazis in our desire to master the turmoil in ourselves and in the world. And we can triumph over the Nazi temptation only when we surrender to the turmoil that can never be mastered.

– Morgan Meis, “When Hitler Was Curator”

Many thanks to Morgan Meis who writes thoughtfully on The “Degenerate Art” exhibition at the Neue Galerie . . . and the human condition. Click here to read the whole thing. It’s worth your time.

Self-portrait by Elfriede Lohse-Wächtler, murdered in 1943 at Sonnenstein Euthanasia Centre.

 

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