Timeline

1906
Born: May 20, Karlsruhe, Germany
1929
Relocated to Berlin to study photography with Walter Peterhans
1929–1933
While in her twenties, together with her colleague and friend Grete Stern, the then Ellen Rosenberg formed a commercial photography studio in Berlin named Ringl & Pit. The two women collaboratively produced advertising, still lifes and studio portraits that reflected the energetic, experimental style of their mentor, Walter Peterhans, a professional photographer who taught at the legendary Bauhaus design school.
1933
Mrs. Auerbach and Ms. Stern received first prize at an international exhibition in Brussels for ''Komol,'' an advertising still life constructed like a collage out of layers of paper, wire screen and artificial curls of hair.
1933
The two were forced to close their studio the same year, with Hitler coming to power.
1934–1937
Both of them were Jewish, and Auerbach emigrated to Tel Aviv, London and, in 1937, the United States.
1940–1949
Auerbach xperimented with infrared and ultraviolet fluorescence photography
1960
Completed documentation project of Indian culture in Gran Chaco, Argentina.
2004
Died: July 30, New York City

Exhibitions

2009
Right Through the Very Heart of It, Robert Mann Gallery, NYC
2008
Of the Refrain, Robert Mann Gallery, NYC
1993
ringl+pit, The Folkwang Museum, Essen
1988
Emigriert, Germany