DVD Edition Filmmuseum

Germany Dada & John Heartfield & 1968: Art, Protest, Happening

CHF 32.00 / EUR 29.00

«Related in theme and form, these three documentaries Germany Dada (1969), John Heartfield: Photomontage Artist (1977) and 1968: Art, Protest, Happening (1981) can be seen as a trilogy on the history of art in the 20th century. Art historians focus on those rare moments in our German history when radical aesthetics and radical politics briefly went hand in hand. Then the movement of authoritarian political sects on the one hand and the reaction of the authoritarian establishment combined with the voracity of the art market on the other put an end to this beautiful commonality.» (Helmut Herbst) The 2-disc DVD set also offers unpublished audio documents of talks with artists like Richard Huelsenbeck, Raoul Hausmann, Joseph Beuys, Wolf Vostell, Allan Kaprow and Al Hansen.

DVD 1
Germany Dada 1969 (63 min.)
John Heartfield 1976 (63 min.)
Interviews with Raoul Hausmann and Richard Huelsenbeck (1968, 111 & 37 min., audio)
Photo documentation by John Heartfield

DVD 2
1968: Art, Protest, Happening 1981 (75 min.)
Interviews with Joseph Beuys, Bazon Brock, Allan Kaprow, Wolf Vostell, Al Hansen (2016, 80 min., audio)

Edition Filmmuseum 108
Language Deutsch - English Subtitles english, deutsch, français, español, português, Pусский
Screen 1:1.37 - 4/3, PAL Sound DD 2.0 (mono) FSK 14 Region code All regions
Bonus Booklet


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