josef chladek

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Bertolt Brecht - Kriegsfibel, Eulenspiegel Verlag, 1955, Berlin

 

In his Danish exile Brecht collected photos taken from newspapers and wrote short poems to comment on them. Looking at the pictures and reading his words even after more than 60 years is a very touching document. The use of photos and the way of interpreting them including a description of the photo on the left hand page was for sure outstanding for the 50ies - and it still is now! Interesting enough it was published at "Eulenspiegel Verlag - Verlag für Satire and Humor" (publisher for satire and humour, sic!) - then in the GDR.

To look at the new and highly recommended "remake" of "War Primer II" by Broomberg and Chanarin look at:

http://www.josefchladek.com/book/adam_broomberg_and_oliver_chanarin_-_war_primer_2

The pages shown below correspond to the ones in War Primer 2.

Printrun 10.000, cloth-bound hardcover with illustrated dustjacket.

Pages: 70
Place: Berlin
Year: 1955
Publisher: Eulenspiegel Verlag
Size: 25 x 30 cm (approx.)


Included in "The Photobook: A History Volume III" by Parr/Badger
>> see more Vol. III picks here






 Bertolt Brecht - Kriegsfibel (Cover)

Bertolt Brecht - Kriegsfibel (Cover)

 Bertolt Brecht - Kriegsfibel (Spine)

Bertolt Brecht - Kriegsfibel (Spine)

 Bertolt Brecht - Kriegsfibel (Back)

Bertolt Brecht - Kriegsfibel (Back)




Sample page 1 for book  Bertolt Brecht – Kriegsfibel

Sample page 1 for book " Bertolt Brecht – Kriegsfibel", josefchladek.com

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Sample page 2 for book " Bertolt Brecht – Kriegsfibel", josefchladek.com

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In his Danish exile Brecht collected photos taken from newspapers and wrote short poems to comment on them. Looking at the pictures and reading his words even after more than 60 years is a very touching document. The use of photos and the way of interpreting them including a description of the photo on the left hand page was for sure outstanding for the 50ies - and it still is now! Interesting enough it was published at "Eulenspiegel Verlag - Verlag für Satire and Humor" (publisher for satire and humour, sic!) - then in the GDR.

To look at the new and highly recommended "remake" of "War Primer II" by Broomberg and Chanarin look at:

http://www.josefchladek.com/book/adam_broomberg_and_oliver_chanarin_-_war_primer_2

The pages shown below correspond to the ones in War Primer 2.

Printrun 10.000, cloth-bound hardcover with illustrated dustjacket.

Pages: 70
Place: Berlin
Year: 1955
Publisher: Eulenspiegel Verlag
Size: 25 x 30 cm (approx.)


Included in "The Photobook: A History Volume III" by Parr/Badger
>> see more Vol. III picks here