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Biography of Marie Marcks

  • 1941 Abitur 
  • 1943-45 Studies architecture in Berlin und Stuttgart 
  • 1948 moves to Heidelberg 
  • 1944-1961 births of her five children 
  • 1945-58 free-lance painter and graphic artist  
  • 1955 state exhibition in Baden-Württemberg
  • 1958 international exhibition in Brussels  
  • 1960-66 Book and children’s book illustrations 
  • 1965-1988 Daily political cartoons for the Süddeutsche Zeitung.
Cartoons for Vorwärts, Titanic, Pardon, Deutsches Allgemeines Sonntagsblatt and Natur

Distinctions and awards:

  • 1988 Barbara Künkelin Award 
  • 1994 Bundesverdienstkreuz / German Federal Cross of Merit 
  • 2002 Göttinger Elch 
  • 2004 Preis der Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer / Award of the German Bar Association 
  • 2008 Deutscher Karikaturenpreis / German Cartoon Award