Gerd Grimm

Biography

Book jackets, posters. Born 20 October 1911 in Karlsruhe. 1929-31; student at the Staatliche Akademie der bildenden Künste, Karlsruhe: a teacher was Wilhelm Schnarrenberger. 1931-2: studied at the Karlsruhe Kunstgewerbeschule; one of his teachers was Max Körner. 1932-3: studied at the Berlin Hochschule der bildenden Künste with O.H.W. Hadank. From 1934: freelance, and later worked in France, England and the USA.

Writings about

    Georg Evers, ‘Wege der Textilwerbung’, Graphik, 2, 1951, pp. 60-71, esp. p. 67 ‘Das werbende Bild’, Graphik, 5, 1952, pp. 304-9, esp. p. 307
  • Vollmer, 1961
  • Pfäfflin, 1986.
  • Eberhard Hölscher, ‘Gerd Grimm, Freiburg’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Oct. 1951, pp. 2-9
  • E. Hölscher, ‘The best German posters of 1962/3’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Aug. 1963, pp. 2-13
  • E. Hölscher, ‘The best German posters of 1963/4’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Aug. 1964, pp. 2-17
  • brief biography, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Dec. 1954, p. 58
  • Erich Pfeiffer-Belli, ‘A world of calendars’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., May 1964, pp. 30-45