Political Art & Artists With Integrity & Courage
Powerful Art To Inspire Political Action Against Dictators
From John Heartfield to Bob Dylan to John Lennon to Beyoncé, political art has worked to expose villains, embolden resistance, and force conversations.
The pacifist John Heartfield was number-five on the Gestapo’s Most Wanted List. His only crime was his “art as a weapon” that used integrity and humor to reveal fascist lies of dictators who lead their nations to suffering and war.
The John Heartfield Exhibition tells his story and promotes contemporary artists influenced by the master of political collage. more…
John Heartfield risked his life inside Hitler’s Third Reich to make political art exposing Nazi propaganda with scissors, paste, & his wit.
German artist John Heartfield was Number 5 on the Gestapo’s Most-Wanted List for his Art As A Weapon
. His art saved lives.
Heartfield invented 3D Book Covers
. His covers told visual stories. He revolutionized typography, making it a visual element of the graphic design.
FAMOUS POLITICAL ART
THE JOHN HEARTFIELD EXHIBITION
FEATURES MODERN POLITICAL ARTISTS
John Heartfield created photomontage. He is one of history’s most famous collage masters. He had the courage to use “art as a weapon” against fascism and The Third Reich as he suffered beatings and faced assassination any moment. His dedication to reality in his art was unwavering as he unmasked fascist propaganda with glue, scissors, and a mastery of satire. The success of fascist lies in the 20th century created dictators who brought previously unimaginable horror to families all over the world. That must never happen again! It’s undeniable the warnings in John Heartfield’s famous political masterpieces saved countless lives. This exhibition honors John Heartfield, his revolutionary Dada art, his groundbreaking graphic design, his influential stage work with Bertolt Brecht, and his enduring political art. It features many modern political artists with integrity and courage who now see the same ugly politics rising again. In John Heartfield’s footsteps, new generations of artists continue to use their work to oppose ignorance, bigotry, and senseless conflicts.
“John Heartfield is one of the most important European artists.”
Brilliant contemporary artists reveal the pivots. The inspired artists of Reveal Art
reveal Trump and his policies.
Famous Poltical Collage To Inspire Political Action Against Dictators
Facts are facts. Those who spout ‘alternate facts’ try to convince people that something very bad for them is actually very good them. The Heartfield Exhibition is dedicated to revealing lies that support the rise of fascist and authoritarian regimes.
“Words are flying out like endless rain…” John Lennon
An endless rain of words can’t seem to keep up with the latest outrage. Politicians without conscience and their supporters pivot away from ugly words and outright lies. But political art never pivots. A striking image remains in your mind like a great song. These lingering images are a powerful way to combat racism, xenophobia, climate change denial, and drumbeats for senseless wars.
It’s essential to understand the life and work of John Heartfield. Heartfield knew violence is never the answer. He used humor and truth to reveal the real motives of those who traffic in hatred and division. John Heartfield’s art was hidden for years. Now modern artists inspired by Heartfield have joined the exhibition. The art in this exhibition remains relevant from generation to generation.
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