Ruth Bernhard

German-American, 1905–2006

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During her lifetime, Ruth Bernhard shot almost exclusively in black-and-white, focusing on the sensuality of the human body, resulting in images that are charged with erotic power. In her silver gelatin print, Mother & Child, Joane (1963), a …

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Solo show at a major institution
International Center of Photography (ICP)
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Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
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Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
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