FHK Henrion OBE 1914 - 1990
F H K Henrion was born in Nuremberg, Germany, and emigrated
to England in 1939. He adopted British nationality in 1946.
Henrion studied in Paris with Paul Colin and between 1936
and 1939 he worked in Paris and London designing
posters,packaging and exhibitions. His work for the
Ministry of Information and the US Office of War Information
in London established his reputation.
He was a pioneer of 'Corporate Identity' in Britain and was
been instrumental in many successful campaigns.
Henrion was art director at the ICA in London during the 1950s.
The ICA was a platform for the emergence of the Independent Group
and for the development of a widespread pop sensibility during
His work often uses elements of photomontage and collage.
Henrion pioneered the use of Surrealist juxtapositions in the language of
advertising and visual communications in Britain.
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