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Hitler's paintings

I like some of them. They have an amateur, simple-minded quality, but some of them are good.

by Anonymousreply 2102/13/2013

If he had been accepted into art school, then WW2 and all the attendant horrors might have been avoided.

by Anonymousreply 102/08/2013

When Hitler was denied entrance to art school, was he justified in being pissed and resentful? Looking at his art, did he have talent or was he a hack?

by Anonymousreply 202/08/2013

He was denied, and then went on a rampage.

by Anonymousreply 302/08/2013

He had more talent and showed more depth than George Bush.

by Anonymousreply 402/08/2013

What a loser! Why didn't he go to Paris or Berlin and try to get into an art school there?

by Anonymousreply 502/08/2013

he definitely wasn't a great artist but he would easily be accepted to a decent art school now.

by Anonymousreply 602/08/2013

I would say he had talent, especially if these are unschooled works. Of course, Leni Riefenstahl had talent too. As did Robert Frost, who beat his wife. Talent does not equal a good heart.

by Anonymousreply 702/08/2013

He's very Thomas Kincaid!! If only they'd had QVC back then!

by Anonymousreply 802/08/2013

Robert Frost beat his wife?

by Anonymousreply 902/08/2013

every day

by Anonymousreply 1002/08/2013

How much are the paintings worth?

by Anonymousreply 1102/08/2013

He painted buildings, primarily. That does not take a lot of skill. No portraits? No people? No Mona Lisa? There...THERE..are subjects that require talent to master.

by Anonymousreply 1202/08/2013

Not a bad illustrator, however still a poor artist. He was good at architectural objects, but all of the people are cartoonish and out of proportion and seem to lack a human dimension. I guess he treated people the way he painted them.

by Anonymousreply 1302/08/2013

They seem lonely and angry. Like John Wayne Gacy painting Thomas Kinkade.

by Anonymousreply 1402/10/2013

Looked like he had talent...perhaps he wasn't let into art school because of his VERY sick personality?

by Anonymousreply 1502/10/2013

He painted in many styles. Suggests to me an imitative process. More of an illustrator than an artist. Certainly very competent but not original or unique and not even a style of his own.

by Anonymousreply 1602/10/2013

The holocaust definitely affects public opinion of his art

by Anonymousreply 1702/10/2013

That shit looks like the stuff you'd see at a Starving Artists sale at the Holiday Inn in Cherry Hill on a Sunday in January.

by Anonymousreply 1802/10/2013

I can't even draw a straight line!

by Anonymousreply 1902/12/2013

[quote]WW2 and all the attendant horrors might have been avoided.

"But who can say how much is endurable, or in what direction men will seek at last to escape from their misfortunes?" - John Meynard Keynes, 'The Economic Consequences of the Peace'

by Anonymousreply 2002/12/2013

Hilter could've painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel and people would call his art crap. It's difficult to imagine that a "monster" can be multi-dimensional.

It's the same with celebrities and rabid fans who hold onto their every tweet and buy their crappy merchandise.

by Anonymousreply 2102/13/2013
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