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Wilhelm Werner’s life unworthy of life: a voice from the Nazi Euthanasia Program

Erika Silvestri Berlin, Germany   Der Siegeszug der Sterelation, Wilhelm Werner, © Sammlung Prinzhorn, Heidelberg, Inv. Nr. 8083 (2008) fol. 25. Source The medical-scientific sector was among the first to adhere to National Socialism: in 1933, nine doctors sat in Parliament in the ranks of the party.1 After a century of scientific dynamism and in […]

The special art of Vienna

Irving Rosen Toronto, Ontario, Canada   Fig.1 Gustav Klimt painted this portrait of Adele Bloch Bauer typical of his golden women portraits. This portrait was seized and renamed by Hitler as Lady in Gold Vienna, capital of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire, has always promised intellectual fervor, Strauss waltzes, Schnitzlerian flirtations, Sachertorte, and the beautiful golden […]