Reimann School of Art and Design
The Reimann Art School in Berlin
Active1902 (1902)–1939 or 1940 (1940)
PrincipalAustin Cooper
Location

The Reimann School of Art and Design was a private art school which was founded in Berlin in 1902[1] by Albert Reimann, and re-established in Regency Street, Pimlico, London in January 1937 after persecution by the Nazis.[1] It was the first commercial art school in Britain.[1]

The school closed at the outbreak of World War II and its premises were subsequently destroyed by bombing.[1]

Notable staff

Staff in Berlin included Walter Peterhans, Werner Graeff.

In London, (Florence) Louise Clarke Aldred (1910–1997) was head of textiles from 1939.[2] Stanley Herbert taught poster design and another poster designer, Austin Cooper, was principal.[1] Other staff included Walter Nurnberg (a student from the Berlin school), Richard Hamilton,[1] Leonard Rosoman,[1] Eric Fraser,[1] Milner Gray[1][3] and Merlyn Evans.[1]

Alumni

The school's alumni included :

Berlin

London

Further reading

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Reimann School". Artist Biographies. Retrieved 20 January 2013.
  2. ^ Elain Harwood, ‘Bennett, Sir Hubert (1909–2000)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Oct 2012; online edn, Jan 2013 accessed 20 Jan 2013 (subscription required)
  3. ^ Geoffrey V. Adams, ‘Gray, Milner Connorton (1899–1997)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, May 2010 accessed 20 Jan 2013 (subscription required)
  4. ^ Philip Carter, ‘Juda , Anneliese Emily [Annely] (1914–2006)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Jan 2010 accessed 20 Jan 2013 (subscription required)
  5. ^ Feature on HA Rothholz - The Archives Hub
  6. ^ The Reimann School: A Design Diaspora, Yasuku Suga, Artmonsky Arts (2014) ISBN 978-0-9573-8753-9

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