Marcus Herrenberger

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Marcus Herrenberger (* 1955 in Braunschweig ) is a German book illustrator , author and comic artist. From 1990 to 2018 he held a chair for drawing and illustration in the design department of the Münster University of Applied Sciences .


After graduating from the Gaußschule , Herrenberger studied art education and art history at the Berlin University of the Arts . His first work was the illustration of the children's book Freiheit für Zimbabwe , which was published in 1976 by Sendler-Verlag . In 1985, together with Edouard Bannwart, he published On the Footsteps of a City at Ravensburger , in 1987 with Peter-Lutz Kindermann at Nicolai Berlin , a journey through space and time . In 1992, Axel Hacke The small educational advisers with his illustrations in Publisher Antje Kunstmann and publishing at the Este Between Lenin, jazz and Harry Lime , a cartoon in which a rat by the time history of the October Revolution in 1917 up to the Vienna of the postwar period in Austria travels. Between Lenin, Jazz and Harry Lime was awarded a BIB plaque at the 1993 Illustration Biennale in Bratislava . The book Katzengraben 14 with its illustrations appeared in the Katzengraben-Presse in 1994 .

In 2003, Marcus Herrenberger was a juror for the illustration exhibition at the International Children's Book Fair in Bologna . Since 2004 he has been working as a university lecturer with the Korean Duksung Women's University in Seoul , and consequently also with the National Academy of Art of Bulgaria, the Bezalel Academy for Art and Design in Jerusalem and the Mirmar Sinan University in Istanbul . In 2008 his graphic novel Century of a Rat - Between Lenin, Jazz and Harry Lime / From Casablanca to Kyoto was published in the minedition (Michael Neugebauer Edition), in which the first part from 1917 to 1948 is supplemented by the second part from 1949 to 2008 . At the same time, the book appears in two volumes in minedition France as Entre Lénine, le Jazz et Le Troisième Homme and De Casablanca à Kyoto . In 2012 the minedition published his autobiographical children's book Did the Tiger eat Mr. Semmler? with drawings by his father Justus Herrenberger from 1960/61. In 2017 his picture book Hasenherz will appear in the minedition and Sauce-toi Petit Lapin in the minedition France ! , 2018 in the minedition USA Little Rabbit Has Friends . Münster ilLustRatioN , a catalog for the exhibition of the same name in Münster 2012 and HI The Hidden Images , 2018, a magazine on urban illustration, student papers from 2014 - 2018 come from the publications of his work as a university lecturer .

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  1. School management (ed.): 75 years of the Gaußschule 1909–1984. Braunschweig 1984, p. 121.