James Van Dyke thumbs through 'Art Under a Dictatorship'

February 6, 2014 | 6:00 a.m. CST
James Van Dyke, an associate professor at MU, specializes in 20th century German painting and politics. He thumbs through "Art Under a Dictatorship" by Hellmut Lehmann-Haupt, who worked with the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives (MFAA) program in Berlin. Lehmann-Haupt helped to reestablish artists after World War II and studied the effects that Nazi control of the arts had on society.

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