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Krisenfestes Rindvieh (Crisis-free cattle)

John Heartfield

(Berlin, Germany, 1891 - 1968, East Berlin)

1934

Photogravure

14 7/8 in. x 10 1/2 in. (37.78 cm x 26.67 cm)

Gift of Roger R. Smith

1991.16

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The cow cries as it feeds on itself. AIZ presented the destruction of cattle in Denmark because of alleged overproduction as a classic instance of the irrationality of capitalism.

Keywords
Commercial Art
Germany
Photogravure
Photomontage
Politics
Propaganda
World War II