Cut with the Kitchen Knife: The Weimar Photomontages of Hannah Hoch

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The women of Weimar Germany had an uneasy alliance with modernity: while they experienced cultural liberation after World War I, these New Women still faced restrictions in their earning power, political participation, and reproductive freedom. Images of women in newspapers, films, magazines, and fine art of the 1920s, reflected their ambiguous social role, for the women who were pictured working in factories, wearing androgynous fashions, or enjoying urban nightlife seemed to be at once empowered and ornamental, both ...

Cut with the Kitchen Knife: The Weimar Photomontages of Hannah Hoch 1993, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300047660

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