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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Cindy Sherman/Helmut Newton/and definitely OT
From: "James Mason, Arctic Sounder" <>
Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2001 16:13:34 -0900
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Same for Russia. The early 20s there were a time of incredible 
innovation and creativity. The commies wouldn't allow it to continue. 
But it is the same thing. Gertrude Stein's "Lost Generation" was a 
reflection of the trauma of the first world war. There was a similar 
reflection after the second.

>If it were not for how it ended, post WW1 Germany until 1933 would be
>equated with the Renaissance for such an explosion of creativity and
>scientific brilliance. Whatever the Fascists may have "inspired" palls by
>what they destroyed.
>John Collier
>>  From: "James Mason, Arctic Sounder" <>
>>  <<A lot of his fashion/pornish images are direct
>>  references to the Nazis.>>
>>  The nazis sure made a great contribution to the arts for some people.
>  >
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