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04.11.14 Marina Galperina

The New York City Department of Records has just released 30,000 more photographs to their online archive, particularly touting 187 new images taken by the NYPD’s Alien Squad in the late 1930s and early 1940s. The purpose of the Alien Squad was to monitor “potentially subversive organizations throughout the five boroughs.” Among them is a set of photos from […]

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03.03.14 Andy Cush

In 1937, Hitler’s Third Reich held two art exhibitions in Munich: one that showcased Nazi-approved art — mostly conservative, realist stuff — and another that displayed what the party termed “degenerate art,” with more forward-thinking painters like Klee, Kirchner, and Kandinsky. Now, the Upper East Side’s Neue Galerie is hosting “Degenerate Art: The Attack on […]

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02.05.14 Andy Cush

The Victoria & Albert Museum just released a document under Creative Commons that catalogs all art seized by Nazi Germany and labeled “Entartete Kunst,” or “degenerate art.” According to the museum, most of the works were confiscated from public institutions between 1937 and 1938, and the inventory was created around 1942, after much of the […]

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12.09.13 Andy Cush

This morning, erstwhile American hero Tila Tequila posted a badly photoshopped picture to Facebook. In it, she holds a pistol in her right hand, with her left on her hip, as the apparent light of God pours out of the cloudy sky behind her. She’s wearing a red swastika armband and the unmistakable cap of […]

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01.26.12 Marina Galperina

After two years of teasing, promises of meteorblitzkrieg and a bloody fight with German cops, the makers of Iron Sky have completed their ridiculous movie about ridiculous “mother fucking space Nazis.” Here’s the trailer. It’s ridiculous. […]

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Marina Galperina

After two years of teasing, promises of meteorblitzkrieg and a bloody fight with German cops, the makers of Iron Sky have completed their ridiculous movie about ridiculous “mother fucking space Nazis.” Here’s the trailer. It’s ridiculous. […]

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05.18.11 Marina Galperina

Blond, blue-eyed, determined sportsmen and women are glaring down from giant billboards in Moscow, promoting a luxury housing complex for the upcoming 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia and this has some people worried. […]

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04.12.11 Marina Galperina

In honor of April 11 celebrating the release of prisoners from WWII concentration camps, “FEMEN pacifists tore off their military attire as a symbol of protest against the Nazi revival in Ukraine,” alluded to Battleship Potemkin and declared Kiev, Ukraine to be “the city that most affected by the Fascist plague.” […]

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02.09.11 Lauri Apple

This book, titled Organizationsbuch der NSDAP, is the Nazi Party’s branding standards manual–with rules on how to properly display Nazi symbols, flags, and signs. Because they didn’t want people to be confused about such things. […]

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09.29.10 Marina Galperina

Mark Hogancamp was beaten into a coma outside a bar in Kingston, New York. Brain-damaged, he spends his days photographing painstakingly stylized sets and dolls posed in a WWII fantasy à la Quentin Tarantino. […]

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