Still relevant

From the LA Times, Monday morning. “John Heartfield found the pencil ‘too slow’ to ridicule Hitler, so he made his point with photo montages, as illustrated in a Getty show.”

” ‘Whoever Reads Bourgeois Newspapers Becomes Blind and Deaf: Away With the Stultifying Bandages!‘by John Heartfield appeared in the Arbeiter Illustrierte Zeitung (Workers Illustrated News) in 1930.”

John Heartfield. 'Whoever reads'. 1930

From an exhibition at the Getty in LA, “Agitated Images: John Heartfield and German Photomontage, 1920-1938”,

  • Not quite on the same level, but did you see the statement the Reuters photog made today?

    Certainly, it was intentional.



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