Daily Archives: September 13, 2019


A degenerate biography: Emil Nolde and Nazism

In his column, Luiz Camillo Osorio, curator of the PIPA Institute, discusses the complexity between politics, art and history using as a basis for this theme the case of Emil Nolde, an anti-Semitic painter from Nazi Germany who, due to the exasperated and “deformed” aesthetics in his works he was an artist denied by the regime he personally defended. “How to deal with this contradiction between author and work?” and “Is this an exclusively German past?” are some of the questions Camillo brings up in the text

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