John Heartfield and the agitated image : photography, persuasion,and the rise of avant-garde photomontage (eBook, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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John Heartfield and the agitated image : photography, persuasion,and the rise of avant-garde photomontage

Author: Andrés Mario Zervigón
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English
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Working in Germany between the two world wars, John Heartfield (born Helmut Herzfeld, 1891-1968) developed an innovative method of appropriating and reusing photographs to powerful political effect. As a pioneer of modern photomontage, he sliced up mass media photos with his iconic scissors and then reassembled the fragments into compositions that utterly transformed the meaning of the originals. In John Heartfield  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Livres numériques
Biography
Biographies
Named Person: John Heartfield; John Heartfield
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrés Mario Zervigón
ISBN: 0226981789 9780226981789
OCLC Number: 1330209833
Description: 1 ressource en ligne
Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. The Photograph and the Punch: 1891-1914; 2. Postcards to the Front and the Road toward Photomontage: 1915-1916; 3. Heartfield the Performance: 1914-1917; 4. "A Political Struwwelpeter?" John Heartfield's Early Film Animation and the Wartime Crisis of Photographic Representation: 1917-1918; 5. A Spectacular Reflection: Heartfield's Return to Photomontage and Berlin's Postwar Dada Movement: 1918-1920; 6. From the Shop Window to the Book Cover: 1920-1929; Epilogue: TheArtist of German Communism: 1926-1933; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Andrés Mario Zervigón.

Abstract:

Working in Germany between the two world wars, John Heartfield (born Helmut Herzfeld, 1891-1968) developed an innovative method of appropriating and reusing photographs to powerful political effect. As a pioneer of modern photomontage, he sliced up mass media photos with his iconic scissors and then reassembled the fragments into compositions that utterly transformed the meaning of the originals. In John Heartfield and the Agitated Image, Andrés Mario Zervigón explores this crucial period in the life and work of abrilliant, radical artist whose desire to disclose the truth obscure.

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