Fritz Loehr

Biography

Posters, book jackets, illustration, trademarks. Born 10 January 1905. First trained as a locksmith. 1926-31: studied at the Munich Akademie für angewandte Kunst. 1934-40: taught commercial art at the Mainz Staatsschule für Kunst und Handwerk. 1940-45: taught at the Meisterschule, Offenbach a.M. 1929: awarded Albrecht Dürer Prize, City of Nuremberg.

Writings by

  • ?’Originelle Menukarten’, Graphik, Nov. 1959, pp. 20-21.

Writings about

  • Vollmer, 1962.
  • Das Zelt, 8, 1928 (special no.) Das Zelt, 4, 1932 (special no.)
  • Fritz Hellwag, ‘Fritz Loehr’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Nov. 1938, pp. 53-61