The Nazi Book Of (Terrific and Terrifying) Graphic Design
02/10/2011 - 15:55
Jonathan Mark

A lot of people make fun of Hitler's artistic ability, talking about him as a failed artist, as if he were more of a house painter than an aspiring painter in the realm of the fine arts. Yes, his canvases were more appropriate for cheap motels than musems. But perverse as he was, Hitler turned out to be a brilliant performance artist, a visual artist, and he -- or his crew, much as Disney's work was mostly done by his crew -- were masters of graphic design, with brilliant, if terrifying, uniforms, flags and images. Here's a look inside the Nazi book of standardized graphics

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