John Heartfield - Protest Posters to against the Nazi Party in WWII. I find the imagery so loud, it's hard to ignore.

John Heartfield - Protest Posters to against the Nazi Party in WWII. I find the imagery so loud, it's hard to ignore.

‘John Heartfield (1891–1968) is the anglicized name of the German photomontage artist Helmut Herzfeld. Heartfield developed photomontage into a form of political and artistic expression. His photomontages satirising Adolf Hitler and the Nazis often subverted Nazi symbols such as the swastika in order to undermine their propaganda message.

‘John Heartfield (1891–1968) is the anglicized name of the German photomontage artist Helmut Herzfeld. Heartfield developed photomontage into a form of political and artistic expression. His photomontages satirising Adolf Hitler and the Nazis often subverted Nazi symbols such as the swastika in order to undermine their propaganda message.

John Heartfield Picture Post 15th October 1938-Stefan Lorant -Photo-montage- Slightly out of Focus

John Heartfield Picture Post 15th October 1938-Stefan Lorant -Photo-montage- Slightly out of Focus

The stack of coins that represent his spine show how he is lead by power and wants victory. It is what keeps him strong.

The stack of coins that represent his spine show how he is lead by power and wants victory. It is what keeps him strong.

Have No Fear - He Is A Vegetarian (1936) by John Heartfield. It mocks the appeasement policy of other European states. Iconography has a direct role in the French cock.

Have No Fear - He Is A Vegetarian (1936) by John Heartfield. It mocks the appeasement policy of other European states. Iconography has a direct role in the French cock.

In this photomontage Hitler is depicted as a gorilla on top of the world with a sword in his hand. I personally feel that this is a really powerful photomontage as it depicts Hitler as a slightly less intelligent creature.

In this photomontage Hitler is depicted as a gorilla on top of the world with a sword in his hand. I personally feel that this is a really powerful photomontage as it depicts Hitler as a slightly less intelligent creature.

AIZ Cover of 1930. Fritz Thyssen controlling the puppet Adolf Hitler. Photomontage by John Heartfield.

AIZ Cover of 1930. Fritz Thyssen controlling the puppet Adolf Hitler. Photomontage by John Heartfield.

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