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Szukalski’s legacy

Written by: Roger Creus Vila How are the Polish far-right, Slavic neopagans and Leonardo DiCaprio related? This article will explore the interaction between art and politics as set by the prodigious sculptor Stanisław Szukalski and how his oeuvre’s influence has been projected in current nationalist trends.  “They consider me a heretic, whereas in fact I’m […]

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Weaponizing art: why are nationalists so obsessed with classics?

Written by: Zuzanna Kozlowska ‘Beauty and tradition matters’ reminds us Architectural Revival, a Twitter account listed as one of those ‘That Will Make You Proud to be European’, to cite the far-right website Defend Europa. Unsurprisingly, the account is followed by thousands of nationalist users, both anonymous and public figures, including British activist Paul Joseph […]