Beginning in 1933, the Reich Culture Chamber (composed of chambers for film, music, theater, press, writing , fine arts and radio) regulated all aspects of German culture.
Denouncing modern, innovative art as “degenerate” or ‘Bolshevist,” Nazi artists such as Arthur Kampf and Adolf Ziegler glorified the peasantry, “Aryans” and military heroism.
German architects such as Paul Troost and Albert Speer constructed monumental edifices intended to convey the neoclassical greatness of Nazism.
Nazi writers such as Adolf Bartels and Hans Baumann were promoted, and politically unacceptable books were removed from public libraries. Peasant literature, historical Volk novels and war novels were considered most appropriate.