John Heartfield

Works by

Prussian Archangel
John Heartfield and Rudolf Schlichter
1920 (reconstruction Berlin 2004)
Papier-mache (pig's head); wire mesh (body); palm grass, hemp, and horse hair (filling); uniform cut from field gray material, following original pattern; field cap, boots and shoulder lapels are WWI originals, partly reworked; waist band and sign are printed using wood block technique
overall: 175 cm

Neue Galerie New York

John Heartfield

b. 1891, Berlin
d. 1968, East Berlin