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 contribution||John Heartfield and political poster art in Britain|
|Title of host publication||Montage oder Fake News? Von John Heartfield bis Twitter|
|Place of Publication||Berlin and Göttingen|
|Publisher||Akademie der Künste, Berlin and Steidl|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jun 2021|
- Political graphics