in Russia, Irvine Kamens arrived in the United States at the age
of 5. He studied at the Pennsylvania School of Fine Arts. He went
to New York in 1931 and was associated for a time with the American
Bauhaus Group. He was art director for Lester Russin Associates
and worked for such clients as Lederle Laboratories, WABC, Continental
Can Corporation and Imperial Wallpaper. He was a contibutor to Life
and Fortune as well as Men’s Wear and The Reporter. During World
War II he worked in London for the American Office of War Information
creating posters for the Psychology Warfare Division in Europe.
His work was exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, the Pennsylvania
Academy and the Rudolph Gallery, Woodstock.