“The important man is not the artist, but the businessman who, in the marketplace and on the battlefield, holds the reins in his hands.”
–John Heartfield, activist, artist, collagist, photo montage
more: Heartfield was a pioneer in the use of art as a political weapon. Some of his photomontages were anti-Nazi and anti-fascist statements.
(featured image by John Heartfield for Upton Sinclair’s 1931 publication “So macht man Dollars Roman”)