Six useful lifehacks for the home For Perspektive I illustrated six handy life hacks for house and home: vinegar dissolves grease stains, a spaghetti is useful for lighting candles, apples speed up the ripening of other fruits and vegetables, smart phones charge quicker when put into flight mode...
Adorno, Scholem and Benjamin For the New York Review of Books I created this triple-portrait of Theodor W. Adorno, Gershom Scholem and Walter Benjamin. It's for a review of the correspondence between Adorno in New York and Gershom Scholem in Jerusalem about Walter Benjamin's work. Article in the New York Review of Books
A Journey in 1943 During World War II in 1943, two Jewish Soviet artists, an actor and a writer, travelled from Moscow to the United States, Mexico, Canada and Great Britian to tell the world of the Holocaust. The article about this incredible "journey of hope" was published in the magazine of the Leibniz Gemeinschaft. Article in Leibniz Magazin
Heimito von Doderer For the New York Review of Books I made a portrait of the Austrian writer Heimito von Doderer, whose book "The Strudlhof Steps, or, Melzer and the Depth of the Years" was translated and published for the first time in English more than 70 years after it's first publication in German in 1951.
Google Doodle: optician and chemist Marga Faulstich Celebrating German optician and chemist Marga Faulstich's 103rd birthday, I was asked to make this Google Doodle. Google Doodle
Women & Power
Three illustrations for The New York Times Sunday Book Review's special issue "Women & Power".
I illustrated three book reviews: about the novel "How To Build A Girl", about "The Birth Of The Pill" and about "Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights".
And two alternative sketches for the "Pill" book – sleeping on the roof and cutting lemons.