John Heartfield
Red Unity Liberates You! Vote List 3 1932

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Artist
John Heartfield 1891–1968
Title
Red Unity Liberates You! Vote List 3
Die Rote Einheit macht euch frei! Wählt Liste 3
Date 1932
Medium Magazine
Dimensions Unconfirmed: 385 x 275 mm
Collection
From the David King Collection
On short term loan
Reference
X39285

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This issue of AIZ anticipated the elections of July 1932, in which Communists and Social Democrats shared in a United Front. The three hands echo ‘list 3’ on the voting form, much as Heartfield’s famous 1928 election poster 5 Fingers has the Hand urged people to vote for ‘list 5’.

February 2016

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