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The Influence Of Art In Nazi Germany

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The leadership of the Nazi and Soviet parties knew the impact art had on their respective country’s people. It was important that they kept this in mind as they both rose to power. The artistic expression changed due to what was allowed by the Nazi and Soviet regimes. Art was used as a universal language to convey the political ideologies to each society. In Nazi Germany, the focus of art was centered on a patriarchal society, favoring masculinity as women were meant only to be mothers and good homemakers. While in the Soviet Union, the art focused on the newfound equality of between men and women, as the art portrayed a positive message. The art in Nazi Germany was symbolic to show what was acceptable and what was not, while in the Soviet
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