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Several years ago I went to a reconstructed Entartete Kunst exhibit in
Boston and ya know what? A lot of the stuff was pretty ugly. Just sayin'.

clark


On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 3:16 PM, David Lewis <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Indeed, Dennis. I mentioned that early on; I misspelled it in 1988 because
> I didn't know any better then. It was still kind of an
> obscure event. By now it's famous and there are a lot of projects out there
> named "entartete kunst" or "degenerate art" something
> or other. So I have decided to keep my incorrect spelling just to
> distinguish my piece from all of the others.
>
> incorrectly yours,
>
> David N, Lewis
> Cincinnati, OH
>
>
> On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 1:29 PM, Dennis Rooney <[log in to unmask]
> >wrote:
>
> > Note to correspondents on "Entartete Musik": Your spelling of the
> adjective
> > has in some cases left out a syllable [te] that denotes adjectival form.
> > Just a bit of necessary Beckmesserei.
> >
> > DDR
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 2:19 PM, Dave Burnham <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> >
> > > Reminds me of the message of the song "Hitler Lives".
> > >
> > > db
> > >
> > > Sent from my iPhone
> > >
> > > On 2013-08-21, at 2:07 PM, Donald Tait <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > >
> > > >  Please accept my congratulations too. It's well-done and very
> > powerful,
> > > and conveys a message that can never be repeated frequently enough.
> It's
> > > too easy for people to be unaware of the nightmarish horror of which
> > > governments of evil, ignorant people are capable. Or to even know or
> > think
> > > it possible.
> > > >
> > > >  Don Tait
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: David Lewis <[log in to unmask]>
> > > > To: ARSCLIST <[log in to unmask]>
> > > > Sent: Wed, Aug 21, 2013 11:37 am
> > > > Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Entarte Kunst
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Carl,
> > > >
> > > > Thank you so much for the encouraging feedback! And yes, the Brecht
> > quote
> > > > imparts exactly what I was aiming for in this collage.
> > > >
> > > > David N. Lewis
> > > > Cincinnati, OH
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 11:22 AM, Carl Pultz <[log in to unmask]>
> > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > >> Wow. And fully resonant this morning. "Then I heard the sound of
> > > >> drumming/and I knew what had to be done/we must join the war that
> was
> > > >> coming/for a nice little place in the sun." -Brecht
> > > >>
> > > >> -----Original Message-----
> > > >> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
> > > >> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of David Lewis
> > > >> Sent: Saturday, August 17, 2013 10:02 PM
> > > >> To: [log in to unmask]
> > > >> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Entarte Kunst
> > > >>
> > > >> I can already hear the grumbling ... "Ohh Uncle Dave glues macaroni
> > to a
> > > >> paper plate, spray paints it, and wants to share it with the
> group.."
> > > >>
> > > >> Nevertheless, I am pretty proud of this. In 1988 -- the fiftieth
> > > >> anniversary
> > > >> of the "Entartete Kunst" exhibit that toured Germany in 1938 -- I
> did
> > a
> > > >> live
> > > >> radio piece where I played multiple records of contemporary music at
> > the
> > > >> same time in sort of a mashup. Admittedly the records were of later
> > > vintage
> > > >> than were used in 1938, but the effect was still the same; at the
> > > original
> > > >> exhibit multiple turntables were set up, and as people played the
> > > records
> > > >> of
> > > >> modern music all at the same time it resulted in a din.
> > > >>
> > > >> More recently, I posted it as an audio piece after discovering it on
> > an
> > > old
> > > >> radio tape; I had thought it lost. My friend David Thomas Roberts
> > > suggested
> > > >> that I should make a YouTube video for it to make it more accessible
> > > >> generally. I did, and though the video and audio elements were
> > prepared
> > > 25
> > > >> years apart, they seem to mesh.
> > > >>
> > > >> This could be an educational tool for those attempting to explain
> art
> > in
> > > >> the
> > > >> Nazi Period, or it may be seen as just a horror movie about
> something
> > > >> that's
> > > >> not supernatural. "For those who dare..."
> > > >>
> > > >> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCCkLzUpWfY
> > > >>
> > > >> Uncle Dave Lewis
> > > >> Lebanon, OH
> > > >>
> > > >> PS: I know it is "Entartete" and not "Entarte," but I didn't know
> that
> > > in
> > > >> 1988. So I've decided to keep the wrong spelling as the title.
> > > >>
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
> >
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