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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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Vitaly Butyrin’s Poetic Photomontages

 Vitaly Butyrin, Legend, 1976 (1096.1986) The Lithuanian photographer Vitaly Butyrin (b. 1947) is considered one of the world’s leading science-fiction photographers. His works are graphic transformations of reality with montage. He creates a composite photograph by cutting—frequently joining ten or … Continue reading

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Recent Acquisition: Gustav Klutsis

Gustav Klutsis, [Postcard for the Spartakiada (All-Union Olympiad), Moscow], 1928 As the world revels in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, the International Center of Photography celebrates the acquisition of an extraordinary set of photomontage postcards that commemorate another earlier … Continue reading

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Japanese Propaganda: Front (1941-45)

Front, nos. 1 & 2 (Spanish) Front, 1942, nos. 3 & 4 (English) Front, 1943, nos. 5 and 6 (English) Front, 1943, no. 7 (Japanese) Published under the auspices of the Eastern Way Company or Toho-sha, Front was created by … Continue reading

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