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ID: 500126171
 
Record Type: Person
Renner, Paul (German typographer, painter, and teacher, 1878-1956)

Note: Known for his typeface 'Futura' (1928): a sans-serif used extensively from the mid-20th century. 1925-1926 Renner was the head of the commercial art and typography department at the Frankfurter Kunstschule. He was an early member of the Deutscher Werkbund, and acted as artistic director of the George Müller publishing house in Munich. German graphic designer.

Names:
Renner, Paul (preferred,V,index)
Paul Renner (V,display)
Renner, Paul Friedrich August (V)

Nationalities:
German (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
typographer
painter
landscapist
engraver (printmaker)
illustrator
designer
author
teacher
graphic artist
lithographer
commercial artist
graphic designer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Wernigerode (Magdeburg district, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Renner, Paul (I)

Biographies:
(German typographer, painter, and teacher, 1878-1956) ..... [VP Preferred]
(German graphic designer, born 1878) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
Paul Renner ........ [VP]
........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Renner, Paul ........ [AVERY Preferred, VP Preferred]
..........................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon. Internationale Künstlerdatenbank (1993-2006) accessed 26 April 2007
..........................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..........................  Burke, Paul Renner (1998) title
..........................  Friedl, Typography (1998) 446
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL97024731: accessed 26 April 2007
Renner, Paul Friedrich August ........ [VP]
..........................................................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon. Internationale Künstlerdatenbank (1993-2006) accessed 26 April 2007
..........................................................  Bénézit Dictionary of Artists: English Edition (2006) 11:888

Subject: ........ [AVERY, VP]
....................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon. Internationale Künstlerdatenbank (1993-2006) accessed 26 April 2007
....................  Burke, Paul Renner (1998) title
....................  Bénézit Dictionary of Artists: English Edition (2006) 11:888
....................  Friedl, Typography (1998) 446
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL97024731: accessed 26 April 2007
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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