Walk through politic

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During an artistic career spanning 50 years, the German artist Gerd Arntz (1900-1988) has continually criticized social inequality, exploitation and war in clear-cut prints – activism with artistic means. read more

At the top, the rich cash their stock, while the worker toils at the assembly line (centre) and the unemployed (below) are kept in check by the military. The ‘little man’ drawn by Arntz here returns in the visual statistics as the Isotype pictogram of the unemployed with his bent head.

Gerd Arntz
Title: Unemployed
Year: 1931