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  • Ob schwarz ob weiss - im Kampf vereint gegen ...
    Heartfield, John
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Ob schwarz ob weiss - im Kampf vereint gegen ...

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Germany (printed)

  • Date:

    1931 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Heartfield, John (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Half-tone line block

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Erica Millman

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 67, box D

Physical description

Poster depicting two people's arms raised, one white and the other black

Place of Origin

Germany (printed)


1931 (made)


Heartfield, John (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Half-tone line block


Height: 405 mm, Width: 286 mm

Descriptive line

Poster from a set of 20, designed by John Heartfield entitled 'Ob schwarz ob weiss - im Kampf vereint gegen ...' [Black or White - Unite in the struggle against the enemy of all races: the exploiter class!], issued as no.8 of a series, published by Verlag für Agitations- und Anschauungsmittel with the Academy of Art D.D.R.. Germany, 1931

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Taken from R.P. 95/2059 Catalogue Sheet
Taken from R.P. 95/2059 Acquisition Form


Paper; Ink


Half-tone printing


Posters; Politics; Propaganda; War


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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