Cranbrook academy of art


An art school established in 1927 at Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, the school was especially prestigious during the 1930s and 1940s when several artists from Milwaukee were there. Students included Lennart Anderson, Harry Bertoia, David Cargil, Paul Evans, Audrey Flack, Frank Gallo and Duane Hanson. Carl Milles, Richard DeVore, Leza McVewy and Harry Bertoia were on the faculty. Sources: Peter C. Merrill, "German-American Artists in Early Milwaukee"; AskART database