AUTHOR/EDITORS: Peter Pachnicke and Klaus Honnef
PUBLISHED: Harry N Abrams (March 1993)
DESCRIPTION: (ENGLISH EDITION – HARDCOVER MAY HAVE A DIFFERENT COVER)
REVOLUTIONARY GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ANTI-FASCIST ART
Revolutionary graphic design and WW2 anti-fascist art are featured in John Heartfield. Abrams published the English edition to complement the 1993 John Heartfield MOMA Exhibition in New York.An extraordinarily comprehensive study of the German artist’s revolutionary graphic design, German Dada, and WW2 anti-fascist collage art. Wonderful insightful essays by Nancy Roth, Peter Pachnicke, Klaus Honnef, and many others.A large collection of Heartfield’s Dada, photomontages, collage art, posters, theatre sets, and groundbreaking book graphic designs. John Heartfield, Abrams highlight the his innovative and influential technique that combined ironic political slogans with stirring imagery.It wasn’t bombs or bullets, but Heartfield’s art that forced Adolf Hitler to make an artist, John Heartfield, number-five on the Gestapo’s most wanted list.