Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

Some of the first examples of media jamming, or remixing media to make a political statement, may have come from John Heartfield (Helmut Herzfeld, 1891-1968). He was the German-born pioneer of of political photomontages. More than anything, Heartfield loved to make fun of fascists.http://io9.com/the-amazing-wo...

The Face of Fascism, 1928

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

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A Berlin Saying, 1929

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

On The Crisis Party Congress of the SPD (German Social Democratic Party), 1931

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

Adolf the Superman: Swallows gold and spouts junk, 1932

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

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War and Corpses, 1932

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

(via SFMOMA)

The Meaning of Geneva, 1932

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

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Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the strongest of them all? – The crisis, 1933

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

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With his phrases he wants to suffocate the world, 1933

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

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Göring, the Executioner of the Third Reich, 1933

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

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German acorns, 1933

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

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"The nation is fully behind me", I know no political parties, just prisoners!, 1933

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

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The Cross wasn't heavy enough, 1933

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

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At the arsonist trial in Leipzig, 1933

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

(via Deutsches Pressemuseum)

We'll show you our kind of 'Socialism' – in a concentration camp, 1933

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

Through Light to Night, 1933

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

(via Die Linke)

Hitler, Hitler, gave me back my Armies; Thus Hugen the Mountain (Alfred Hugenberg, where Berg means mountain) became Hugen the dwarf, 1933

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

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German natural history: Metamorphosis, 1934

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

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Heil Hitler an artwork made after 'The Night of the Long Knives', 1934

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

Oh, Christmas tree in Germany, how crooked are your branches!, 1934

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

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Blood and Iron, 1934

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

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Diagnosis: – What caused the deformation of the spine? – They are organic consequences of the interminable "Heil Hitler!", 1935

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

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Goebbels' solution for ending the food shortage in Germany: "What? No butter or lard? Well then, eat your Jews!", 1935

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

The Seeds of Death

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

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Appeasement

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

(via Smabs Sputzer)

With this sign we want to betray you

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

(via The Red List)

The house that Hitler built

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

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Butter for everyone, a bitterly satirical comment on Göring's famous remark, "Guns are better than butter".

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

(via Smabs Sputzer)

The Middle Ages, and the Third Reich

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

The window above is on the Stiftskirche of Tübingen, Germany.

(via Smabs Sputzer)

The German oak tree

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

(via Smabs Sputzer)

Kaiser Adolf

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

(via Smabs Sputzer)

Madrid 1936. They shall not pass. We shall pass, 1936

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

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Voice of the Swamp - "3,000 years of incest proves the superiority of my race," 1936

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

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Hitler Tells Fairytales II, 1936

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

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The Peaceful Fish of Prey (with the head of Hermann Goering), 1937

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

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This is the safety, that they deliver, 1938

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

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And Yet It Moves, 1943

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

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