Anne K. Reimers

Senior Lecturer in Contextual and Theoretical Studies, UCA Rochester

Academic, School of Fashion

Anne Reimers is a Senior Lecturer in Contextual Studies and Fashion Theory. Her academic research is focused on art, fashion, visual culture and critical theory in the early 20th Century, post-1970s artistic practices and the interrelationship between art and the fashion industry. Alongside this, she regularly writes about the global art market.

Anne has supported undergraduate fashion students at UCA in their cultural and theoretical studies since 2005. She graduated with a Master’s degree in History of Art, Philosophy and Italian Philology from the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität in Bonn (Germany). 

She is currently undertaking a part-time PhD in History of Art on 'Visual Culture and the Dynamics of Fashionability in 1920s Berlin' at University College London (UCL). In 2007 Anne completed her Postgraduate Certificate Teaching and Learning in Higher Education at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA).

Since 2006 Anne has also worked as a London-based arts journalist for the German daily newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ), reporting on exhibitions, auctions and art fairs in London and abroad, including Frieze London, Frieze Masters, Zoo Art Fair London, Art Basel Hong Kong, Art Basel Miami, Art Dubai and 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair. In her role as a journalist she has interviewed artists such as Sean Scully and Michaël Borremans, photographers Annie Leibovitz and Mario Testino, street artist Slinkachu, fashion icon Daphne Guinness and fashion journalist Suzy Menkes.

In 2008-2009 Anne was Acting Theory Coordinator in the School of Fashion and from 2001–2002 a Graduate Teaching Assistant at the University of Bonn, ‘Art History: Theories and Methods’ and ‘Introduction to the History of Architecture.’

History of Art, Philosophy and Italian Philology at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität of Bonn (Germany) and in Rome (Magister Artium, Distinction).

Anne Reimers

Professional Membership, Affiliation and Consultancy

Professional Membership, Affiliation and Consultancy:

  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy (since 2008)
  • Editorial Board of Object: Graduate Research and Reviews in the History of Art and Visual Culture (UCL), (2015-16)
  • Former member of the Association for Art History
  • Former member of the Association of Dress Historians
  • Current member of Historians of German, Scandinavian and Central European Art (HGSCEA), an affiliated society of the College Art Association.

Research Outputs

Key outputs on UCARO:

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