Episode 117: "Emotion is His Law": Caspar David Friedrich, the Romantics, the Nazis, and the Unexpectedly Sublime World of Cemetery Paintings
April 11, 2022
German painted Caspar David Freidrich painted 10 oil paintings with the subject of cemeteries. Why did he chose those as his subject? How are they a reflection of the greater culture of the time? And most importantly why was Hitler such a fan?