Happy Artist Hitler Arrested
by Steve Payne
says: what if Hitler, funded by his Jewish grandfather's family had
passed the entrance exam in Vienna?. Please note that the opinions expressed
in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s).
at dawn on this day officers of the KGB Station in Vienna
entered the bohemian apartment of
Adolf Schicklegruber and his wife Geli Raubal, seizing a number of
paintings in which the Jewish artist had expressed his insanity on canvass.
His paintings have no people in them. What would
Freud have said about that? - readers commentThe Soviet authorities
had becoming increasingly alarmed by the emergence of a modern art movement
known as "post-Dadaism", a style originally founded in Zurich in 1916 at the
Cabaret Voltaire. The term Dada, nonsense or baby-talk term, symbolizes the
loss of meaning in European culture, starting out as an indictment against
the values that were responsible for the horrors of the Great War.
Heavily influenced by the recent conflict in Europe, the conventional art
scene had begun to give way to a group of bohemians whose artistic endeavors
tended towards anti-war and anti-conformities. In fact the subversive
artworks ignored religion, government and all arranged forms of conformity,
breaking all of the known rules of painting.
And so Schicklegruber and his colleagues were shipped to Nuremberg for a
mock trial followed by execution. At least that was the plan, but it didn't
quite turn out that way...
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