John Heartfield
Forced Supplier of Human Material, Take Courage! 1930

Artwork details

Artist
John Heartfield 1891–1968
Title
Forced Supplier of Human Material, Take Courage!
Zwangslieferantin von Menschenmaterial Nur Mut!
Date 1930
Medium Magazine
Dimensions Image: 378 x 279 mm
Collection
From the David King Collection
On short term loan
Reference
X39271

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Marking International Women’s Day, this simple juxtaposition reflects Heartfield’s increasing concern with the militarisation of the state, for which women supply ‘human material’.

February 2016

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