The new sobriety: Art and politics in the Weimar Period


RandM: As Nazar stated in his comment in the ‘sniffing’ thread: “The photo of ICU [the band members] on the back of Pass Out is based on the cover of John Willett’s book “The New Sobriety – Art and Politics in the Weimar Period 1917-33″, which features a photograph of Die Trommler (The Drummers), a German agitprop performance group.”

The back of Pass Out is shown in the cocaine info-graphic (the last post). It is the top right image and you can see (quite small) the picture that nazar is referring to.

Wills: Barney recommended this book to me as a primer on graphic Weimar. Thanks to Thames and Hudson for providing the illustration, and a great book it is too.