[<< wikipedia] Reimann School
The Reimann School of Art and Design was a private art school which was founded in Berlin in 1902 by Albert Reimann, and re-established in Regency Street, Pimlico, London in January 1937 after persecution by the Nazis. It was the first commercial art school in Britain.The school closed at the outbreak of World War II and its premises were subsequently destroyed by bombing.


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


== Alumni ==
The school's alumni included :


=== Berlin ===
Jacqueline Diffring
Natasha Kroll
Elisabeth Meyer
Walter Nurnberg
Alma Siedhoff-Buscher
Henry Talbot


=== London ===
Bruce Angrave
Agatha Christie
Dorrit Dekk
Eileen Evans
Richard Hamilton
Anneliese Juda
Jon Miller
Hans Arnold Rothholz
Iris Birtwistle 
Marianne Steiner (nee Esberg)


== Further reading ==
Swantje Kuhfuss-Wickenheiser: Die Reimann-Schule in Berlin und London 1902-1943. Ein jüdisches Unternehmen zur Kunst- und Designausbildung internationaler Prägung bis zur Vernichtung durch das Hitlerregime. Aachen 2009, ISBN 978-3-86858-475-2.
The Reimann School: A Design Diaspora Yasuku Suga, Artmonsky Arts (2014) ISBN 978-0-9573-8753-9
Reimann, Albert. “Die Reimann-Schule in Berlin”. Verlag Bruno Hessling, Berlin 1966. Hard Cover, 106 p.


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