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HEARTFIELD, John (1891 - 1968), Painter, photomontage artist, photographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HEARTFIELD, John (1891 - 1968), Painter, photomontage artist, photographer

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 19 June 1891, in Berlin-Schmargendorf; died 1968, in Berlin.

Painter, photomontage artist, photographer. Stage sets.

Dada.Berlin Dada, ASSO Group (Association of Revolutionary Figuration Artists)

John Heartfield was an apprentice in a Wiesbaden bookshop in 1905-1906. He was a pupil at the school of decorative arts in Munich from 1907 to 1911 and at the school of arts

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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