The Official John Heartfield Exhibition & Archive is the most complete and comprehensive collection of John Heartfield Dada, Political Art, Theatre Design on the Internet. In addition, it includes rare material from the John J Heartfield Collection. More images from the Heartfield’s artistic legacy are constantly added to the Exhibition.
IMAGES IN THE SLIDESHOW
1. John Heartfield and George Grosz Dada, 1916-1920
George Grosz and John Heartfield were influential members of Berlin Club Dada.
3. Millions Stand Behind Me!, A Small Man Asks For Big Gifts, 1932
4. And Yet It Moves, 1943
(Millionen stehen hinter mir! Kleiner Mann bittet um grosse Gaben)
Heartfield’s visual expose of the meaning of the Nazi salute.
(Und sie bewegt sich doch!)
Heartfield uses laughter to further bring down the powerful Adolf Hitler.
5. Fascist Monuments of Glory, 1936
6. A New Man – Master Of A New World, 1934
Heartfield attacked fascism in every nation and every form.
(Ein neuer Mensch – Herr einer neuen Welt)
7. John Heartfield costume design sketch for German Theatre, 1955
Heartfield was a lifelong supporter of the world’s ninety-nine percent.
Heartfield’s stage projections, stage designs, and theater costumes were groundbreaking elements in German theater.
His work heavily influenced playwrights such as Bertolt Brecht.