Agitated Images: John Heartfield and German Photomontage, 1920-1938


Subject:
Photography , Photograph Collections: Regional , Notable People: Arts & Humanities , Photographers , Germany , Photographers

Description:
Background for an exhibit of works by this artist who was active "in Germany and Czechoslovakia between the two world wars, [and who] developed a unique method of appropriating and reusing photographs to powerful political effect." Includes a discussion of his development as an artist with roots in the Dada movement, and selected images such as "Adolf [Hitler], the Superman, Swallows Gold and Spouts Tin." From From the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles.

Publisher:
J. Paul Getty Trust

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/heartfield/


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