Background: Most contemporary images we have of the Third Reich are in black and white. It is sometimes easy to forget that it was a movement that liked vivid color.
The images on the page come from the Nazi Party’s art monthly and are pictures of a 1937 celebration titled “2000 Years of German Culture.” The same issue has pictures of the dedication of the new Munich art gallery opened that year.
The source: Die Kunst im Dritten Reich (July 1937), pp. 41-45.
2000 Years of German Culture
The decorations at the National Theatre in Munich
The Viking ship
The night float
Founders’ sculptures from Naumburg
End of Prinzregentenstrasse
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