Why did culture and the arts
flourish during the Weimar era?
Typical 1920’s radio sets
The Leica Camera

The U.S. Eastman Kodak camera
brought photography to the
masses but the German
manufactured Leica camera...
Laszlo Moholy-Nagy
Bertold Brecht

Kurt Weill
Hannah Hoch
George Grosz
Bauhaus architecture

Erich Mendelsohn’s Universum
Movie Theatre Berlin

Walter Gropius Bauhaus
building

Siemensstadt

Ho...
Thomas Mann.
Major works during Weimar era:
•Reflections of an Unpolitical Man
•Death in Venice
•The Magic Mountain

Reint...
Philosopher Martin Heidegger
Illustrated weeklies from Weimar Germany.
Examples of political posters from the Weimar Era
Other notable Weimar cultural icons

Marlene Dietrich

Arnold Schoenburg

Greta Garbo
Weimar presentation final version
Weimar presentation final version
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Weimar presentation final version

318 views
240 views

Published on

Published in: Travel, Spiritual
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
318
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
2
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Weimar presentation final version

  1. 1. Why did culture and the arts flourish during the Weimar era?
  2. 2. Typical 1920’s radio sets
  3. 3. The Leica Camera The U.S. Eastman Kodak camera brought photography to the masses but the German manufactured Leica camera ushered in the age of photojournalism. August Sander “unemployed man,” Cologne, 1928 Photographer August Sander aimed to capture Germans and humanity in all its diversity focusing on Realism in the same way as 19th Century French Novelist Emile Zola.
  4. 4. Laszlo Moholy-Nagy
  5. 5. Bertold Brecht Kurt Weill
  6. 6. Hannah Hoch
  7. 7. George Grosz
  8. 8. Bauhaus architecture Erich Mendelsohn’s Universum Movie Theatre Berlin Walter Gropius Bauhaus building Siemensstadt Horseshoe Berlin Britz housing development
  9. 9. Thomas Mann. Major works during Weimar era: •Reflections of an Unpolitical Man •Death in Venice •The Magic Mountain Reintroduced the concept of Bildung: The belief in self-cultivation that would come through engagement with great works of culture. Believed people could only achieve Bildung in the framework of the Republic. Disciple of Nietsch
  10. 10. Philosopher Martin Heidegger
  11. 11. Illustrated weeklies from Weimar Germany.
  12. 12. Examples of political posters from the Weimar Era
  13. 13. Other notable Weimar cultural icons Marlene Dietrich Arnold Schoenburg Greta Garbo

×