Werkzeug in Gottes Hand? Spielzeug in Thyssens Hand! (AIZ cover).
John HEARTFIELD (aka Helmut Herzfeld)
(Berlin, 19 June 1891 - 26 April 1968, Berlin)
20th c German Communist Graphic Design
Ink on paper
Prague. Czech Republic.
Berlin. Deutsches Historisches Museum.
"Cover of AIZ (Arbeiter-Illustrierte Zeitung), No. 31 (10 August 1933). Depicts the industrialist Friedrich (Fritz) Thyssen (1873-1951) as the puppeteer of Adolf Hitler. Thyssen had supported Hitler and the Nazi Party in the March 1933 election. Translated title: Tool in God's hand? Toy in Thyssen's hand!"
Caption: HEARTFIELD John | Werkzeug in Gottes Hand? Spielzeug in Thyssens Hand! (AIZ cover). | 1933 | German | Communist | ©Kathleen Cohen | berh5626
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