Ruth Marten, born 1949, NYC. Represented by Van der Grinten Galerie, Cologne, Germany. The Max Ernst Museum in Bruhl, Germany staged a Retrospective of 45 years of her work, 2018-2019. An Illustrator for 30 years best known for Peter Mayle’s series starting with A Year in Provence. Marten tattooed in NYC from 1972-1980. Her next show with Van der Grinten Galerie, November 2019, is entitled, “Afterlife, my 20th Century” and contains 19 photo originated collages.