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International Day Against Fascism and Antisemitism

John Heartfield (1891-1968), AIZ, [“Voice from the Swamp”], March 19, 1936 (76.2005) John Heartfield (1891-1968), AIZ, [“And his doves of peace will ‘immediately’ follow Hitler’s overtures of peace.”], April 5, 1936 (78.2005) John Heartfield (1891-1968), AIZ, [“The Executioner and Justice””], … Continue reading

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78 Years Ago Today: “Camera Tells Graphic Story of Spectacular Destruction of Giant Hindenburg”

The New York Times, May 24, 1936 (2006.23.1) Ready for the return voyage on her second visit to the United States. The Hindenburg tied up to the mooring mast at the Naval Air Station at Lakehurst. The photograph, made by … Continue reading

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Taxing

John Heartfield, AIZ, June 8, 1933 “I am the state. There is no point in my paying taxes, when in the end the taxes always flow into my treasury.” Weegee, [Men with money], ca. 1945

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Peace on earth?

Arbeiter Illustrierte Zeitung, December 21, 1933 Between 1930 and 1938 John Heartfield commented on the social and political situation through his satirical photomontages, which were published in the magazine Arbeiter Illustrierte Zeitung. The caption to Heartfield’s image (above left) in … Continue reading

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