Cut With the Kitchen Knife by Maud Lavin
The Weimar Photomontages of Hannah Hoch

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This book on Hannah Hoch, explores the social construction of femininity in the mass media culture of Weimar Germany by focusing on the arresting photomontages of this Berlin Dada artist.
 

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Maud Lavin is Professor of Visual and Critical Studies and Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is the author of "Cut with the Kitchen Knife: The Weimar Photomontages of Hannah H ch" and "Clean New World: Culture, Politics, and Graphic Design" (MIT Press, 2001).
 
Published January 1, 1993 by Yale University Pres. 278 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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In her jolting photomontages, Hannah Hoch (1889-1978), a member of the Berlin Dada movement, critiqued mass-media images of the ``New Woman'' in Weimar Germany.

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This acclaimed study was the first English-language book on Berlin Dada artist Hannah Hoch.

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