Category:John Heartfield

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John Heartfield (June 19, 1891 – April 26, 1968) is the anglicized name of the German photomontage artist Helmut Herzfeld. He chose to call himself Heartfield in 1916, to criticize the rabid nationalism and anti-British sentiment prevalent in Germany during World War I.

John Heartfield 
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German artist
Date of birth 19 June 1891
Helmut Herzfeld
Date of death 26 April 1968
East Berlin
Place of burial
Country of citizenship
Member of
  • Academy of Arts of the GDR
  • Artists Rights Society
Member of political party
  • Communist Party of Germany
  • Franz Herzfeld
Award received
  • Order of Karl Marx
  • Patriotic Order of Merit in gold
  • National Prize of East Germany
Authority control
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