Franz Seiwert

Art as a weapon: Franz Seiwert and the Cologne progressives - Martyn Everett

Fig 1.  Hans Schmitz  -  Mass

An account of Franz Seiwert and the 'Cologne Progressives', a group or circle of artists who followed and participated in the radical currents around the German council communist organisations AAU and especially the AAU-E. The 'Cologne Progressives' may be the most radical group of artists ever.

The function of intellectuals in society and their task in the proletarian revolution - Franz Seiwert and Franz Pfemfert

A debate on "intellectuals". Seiwert, an artist, writes a somewhat incoherent anti-intellectual piece and Pfemfert, editor of Die Aktion responds with a critique.