MARGUERITA Bornstein- A New York based self syndicated political cartoonist ,artist,sculptor,photographer, and graphic designer ,whose unique style and thought provoking work has appeared in the Jornal da Tarde- O Estado de S.Paulo, Graphis, The New York Times op-ed, The Nation ,The Village Voice,The Bulletin (Australia), Geo,Forward , Avenue,Vogue ,Harper's and many other publications.She also did book covers for Reinaldo Arenas,Ariel Dorfman, published by Viking,besides taking part in exhibits in art galleries. Marguerita was born in Australia from Polish/Spanish heritage.Both her parents were Holocaust survivors and both families were totally murdered by the Nazi. Her mother,Salomea Fleischer Lauer,formerly a slave laborer for A.G.Dynamit Nobel A.G in Auschwitz - Birkenau,made bullets and was exposed to gun powder that supposedly left her infertile,according to doctors at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden,where my mother was checked after the war .Her number,tattooed on her left arm was A-26.427. Mea, a cousin of the great animators Max and David Fleischer and of Bruno Jasienski, the author of Paris is Burning.Her father,Dr. Stefan Felix Bornstein,was a Chemical and Textile Engineer and a writer published in Poland, France, Brazil,Switzerland and Germany.He owned Starzycka Manufaktura, in Tomaszow-Mazowiecki,Poland,a family concern. During the war,he was a prisoner in a forced labor camp in Siberia. Raised in Brazil where she become a household name for her drawings in the title sequence of the political satire O Rebu, an avant garde style and the first woman to create for TV ,besides her Humor Pages for Manchete,and Margarida,The Incredible Modern Woman,in Revista Mais.Her work began to appear in the press since she was nine years old.
Moved to New York in 1976.
Mother of Stefan and Jacob.
Working on a graphic novel memoir, among other projects
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