John Heartfield und die Politische Plakatkunst in Grossbritannien

Translated title of the contribution: John Heartfield and political poster art in Britain

Jeremy Aynsley

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This short essay was originally prepared as a talk to be presented in the public programme to accompany the exhibition, John Heartfield. Fotografie plus Dynamit at the Akademie der Künste, Berlin in June 2020, (cancelled because of Covid-19 restrictions). It considers how graphic designers and political artists in Britain, from the Second War onwards, engaged with the work of Heartfield in their works. It discusses the graphic strategies of Abram Games, FHK Henrion, Peter Kennard and David King.
Translated title of the contributionJohn Heartfield and political poster art in Britain
Original languageGerman
Title of host publicationMontage oder Fake News? Von John Heartfield bis Twitter
EditorsAngela Lammert
Place of PublicationBerlin and Göttingen
PublisherAkademie der Künste, Berlin and Steidl
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9783958299504
ISBN (Print)9783883312422
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2021


  • Political graphics
  • Posters


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