Dr. Nausikaä El-Mecky


About Dr. Nausikaä El-Mecky

Dr. Nausikaä El-Mecky is a fellow of the interdisciplinary research group Bildakt und Verkörperung at the Humboldt University in Berlin and a lecturer at the Freie Universität in Berlin and Utrecht University in the Netherlands. She received her Ph.D. in History of Art from the University of Cambridge in 2013 for her thesis “Dangerous Art: Towards a Theory of Organised Legal Attacks on European Art.”


Opening of the Entartete Kunst exhibition at the Schulausstellungsgebaude, Hamburg, 1938
The Nazis organized two exhibitions in 1937: one glorified “Aryan” art, and the other condemned everything else.

A-Level: Art in Nazi Germany


Adolf Hitler and Adolf Ziegler inspect the installation by Willrich and Hansen of the Degenerate Art exhibition in Munich, 1937
The Nazis organized two exhibitions in 1937: one glorified “Aryan” art, and the other condemned everything else.

Art in Nazi Germany