From my German Family Album I am running a series of online lectures beginning on September 9th linking the historical, the contemporar...
Thursday, 4 February 2010
Peta, Baby P. and John Heartfield
Peta have run foul of everyone for running the above poster of Steven Barker, responsible for the horrific abuse of Baby P., and making the connection between cruelty to animals, rape and child abuse. Read the whole story here.
The poster is an extension of the link between vegetarianism and wider ethics (see the Paul McCartney poster above), for which John Heartfield did the original response with his "Don't be afraid, he's a Vegetarian" Hitler poster.