EQUILIBRE” (“BALANCE”) 1925
Photomontage With Collage And Watercolor
The term photomontage a piecing together of photographic and typographic sources. Emotions and creative ideas on a canvas or paper packed with other objects, images placing different ready-made images from magazines or news papers etc to create chaotic and explosive pieces dismembering reality .
meaning of her work:
The complex imagery of her montage work explores her fragmented life as a woman within a male dominated art movement and pre-war and post-war society in Germany.
She explored the position of women in European society that whats changing rapidly during this period and the “New Woman” was a popular theme to which Höch responded in her art.