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“A photograph can, by the addition of an unimportant spot of color, become a photomontage, a work of art…”

Dada Political Artist John Heartfield

This John Heartfield Chronology will be constantly expanding.

The participation of art scholars, visitors, and this website’s editors has been invaluable.

The curator has grouped years in this Chronology section to provide visitors with a sense of the major stages in John Heartfield’s life and work.

A Description Of Each Year In The John Heartfield Chronology

The Chronology section will always grow. Please check the Exhibition’s Networking Sites such as – Facebook, Twitter, Exhibition Blog – for updates.

1891 1899 1905 1908 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1923 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1945 1946 1947 1949 1950 1951 1952 1954 1956 1957 1958 1960 1962 1964 1968 1969 1983 1992 1993 2011 2013

NOTE: Visitors are encouraged to write to the curator with suggestions for additions or modifications to the Chronology.

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John Heartfield’s grandson, John J Heartfield, is the curator of the Official John Heartfield Exhibition and Archive.

Curated By Heartfield's Grandson, John J Heartfield