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Marian Kamensky was born on April 1, 1957 in Levoca, Slovakia. Marian was 12 years old when his parents moved to the village of Hrachovo and where he started his drawing. After finishing school he worked as a glassblower in Poltar. Two years later he moved to Prague, Czech Republic, where he worked as a property master at the famous Vinohrady Theater. In 1981 Marian Kamensky moved to Hamburg, Germany, where he studied Lithography at the Hamburg Arts College. In 1982 he began illustrating the satirical books of Gabriel Laub. He also created illustrations for adventure books by Rudiger Nehberg, and the Biology/Zoology literature of Christian Kuehl. For a number of years his artworks were published in numerous newspapers and magazines in many European countries (Die Zeit, Der Spiegel, Focus, Nebelspalter, Eulenspiegel, Psychologie heute, etc). He also published his work in the United States of America and Canada (Playboy, The New York Sun, The Humanist etc). In 2001 he returned to Slovakia where he lived and worked in Rimavska Sobota. His artworks were presented at several exhibitions (Gallery Schnecke Hamburg, Gallery Futurum Hamburg, Galerie Dobach Wurselem, Gallery Artica Cuxhaven, Gallery Stein Gelsenkirchen, Gallery Das Auge Lauda, Gallery VITA Swiss etc). In 2010 Marian moved to Austria where he lives in Vienna and where he successfully continues his creative work as an illustrator and cartoonist.

Publications:

 

Playboy

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USA

Playboy

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Slovakia

DIE ZEIT

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Germany

Nebelspalter

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Switzerland

Deutsches Allgemeines Sonntagsblatt

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Germany

Psychologie heute

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Germany

Westermanns Monatshefte

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Germany

Manager

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Germany

Eulenspiegel

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Germany

Kosmos

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Germany

The Wittenburg Door

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USA

Roháč

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Slovakia

Private eye

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   Great Britain

Z – Magazin

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USA

Penthouse

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Germany

Dikobraz

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Czech republik

Bongo news

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Canada

Stripel magazine

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Holand

The Jewish magazine

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Israel

Pravda

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Slovakia

Wiener Zeitung

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Austria

The Specious Report

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USA

The Alternatives Journal

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Canada

Senso Magazine (Helsana )

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Switzerland

Trend

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Slovakia

Život

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Slovakia

Přítomnost

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Czech republik

Saturday Eveningpost

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USA

New Statesman

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Great Britain

The Humanist

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USA

Diagonal - Madrid

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Spain

Rappelkopf

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Austria

Trnavský hlas

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Slovakia

The Oldie

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Great Britain

Focus

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Germany

Schweriner Volkszeitung

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Germany

Riviera Zeitung

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Monaco

The New York Sun

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USA

TAZ - Tageszeitung

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Germany

ZDF Fernsehen

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Germany

Der Spiegel

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Germany

Bild-Zeitung

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Germany

ARD (TV)

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Germany

The Prospect magazine

Kronen Zeitung

The Week

USA Today

Ostthüringer Zeitung OTZ

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Great Britain

 

Austria

USA

USA

Germany

 

Book Illustrations:


Gabriel Laub, "Gespräche mit dem Vogel", "Urmenschenskinder", "Unordnung ist das ganze Leben", "Gut siehst du aus", "Urlaub muß sein", "Die Kunst des Lachens". Autor: Rüdiger Nehberg, "Let´s Fetz", "Survival Training" Autor: Detlef Kaufmann und Christian Kühl, "Tiersprechstunde", Autor: Christian Kühl, "Krokodile küßt man nicht"

 

Awards:

 

Türler Pressepreis 1985 in Zürich.