[Historian, critic, and thinker, b. 1885, Budapest, Hungary, d. 1971, Budapest.]
In montage’s original form as photomontage, it is capable of striking effects and on occasion it can even become a powerful political weapon. Such effects arise from its technique of juxtaposing heterogeneous, unrelated pieces of reality torn from their context. A good photomontage has the same effect as a good joke.