Ruth Bernhard  (American, 1905-2006) 

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Ruth Bernhard, Perspective II

 

Ruth Bernhard
Perspective II
1967

Auction: Apr 26, 2014
Santa Monica Auctions
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Ruth Bernhard, Sand Dune

 

Ruth Bernhard
Sand Dune
Debra Heimerdinger/Fine Art Photographs
Ruth Bernhard, Spanish Dancer

 

Ruth Bernhard
Spanish Dancer
Debra Heimerdinger/Fine Art Photographs
Ruth Bernhard, Symbiosis

 

Ruth Bernhard
Symbiosis
Debra Heimerdinger/Fine Art Photographs
Ruth Bernhard, Classic Torso

 

Ruth Bernhard
Classic Torso
Debra Heimerdinger/Fine Art Photographs
Ruth Bernhard, Rockport Nude

 

Ruth Bernhard
Rockport Nude
Debra Heimerdinger/Fine Art Photographs
Ruth Bernhard, Creation

 

Ruth Bernhard
Creation
Weston Gallery, Inc.
Ruth Bernhard, Sand Dune (Nude)

 

Ruth Bernhard
Sand Dune (Nude)
Weston Gallery, Inc.
Ruth Bernhard, Two Leaves

 

Ruth Bernhard
Two Leaves
1952

Scott Nichols Gallery
Ruth Bernhard, In The Box “Horizontal”

 

Ruth Bernhard
In The Box “Horizontal”
Weston Gallery, Inc.
Ruth Bernhard, In the Box - Horizontal

 

Ruth Bernhard
In the Box - Horizontal
1962

Scott Nichols Gallery
Ruth Bernhard, Lifesavers

 

Ruth Bernhard
Lifesavers
1930

Scott Nichols Gallery
Ruth Bernhard, Straws

 

Ruth Bernhard
Straws
1930

Scott Nichols Gallery
Ruth Bernhard, Cross Section

 

Ruth Bernhard
Cross Section
Weston Gallery, Inc.
Ruth Bernhard, Thistle

 

Ruth Bernhard
Thistle
Weston Gallery, Inc.
Ruth Bernhard, Hips Horizontal

 

Ruth Bernhard
Hips Horizontal
1975

Scott Nichols Gallery
  

1905   Born in Berlin, Germany.
1927   Moved to New York City after studying at the Berlin Academy of Art.
1934   Began photographing women in the nude, which she would later become best known for
1935   Met Edward Weston, who changed her perception of photography.
1944   Met and became involved with artist and designer Evelyn Phimister, who she remained with for the next ten years.
1953   Moved to San Francisco and became a colleague of Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, Minor White and Wynn Bullock
1967   Met United States Air Force Colonel Price Rice. They remained together until his death in 1999.
1981   Inducted into the National Women's Caucus for Art.
1986   Photography West published an acclaimed monograph of her nudes entitled The Eternal Body.
2006   Died in San Francisco on December 18 at age 101.
2009   G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle, Washington

Preus Fotomuseum, Horten, Norway

Smith Anderson North, San Rafael, CA (solo)
2007   Scott Nichols Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2006   Fahey/Klein Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Scott Nichols Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Biennale Internazionale di Fotografia di Brescia, Brescia, Italy

Scott Nichols Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)

Photography Monika Mohr Galerie, Hamburg, Germany (solo)
2005   San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

Scott Nichols Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Museo de Arte Moderno, Bosque de Chapultepec, Mexico

Halsted Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Peter Fetterman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)

G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle Washington (solo)
2004   Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX

Panopticon Gallery, Waltham, MA

Fotografie Forum International, Frankfurt, Germany

Tokyo Photographic Culture Centre, Tokyo, Japan

John Stevenson Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

Scott Nichols Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2003   Ariel Meyerowitz Gallery, New York, NY

Barry Singer Gallery, Petaluma, CA

Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Scott Nichols Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Ruth Bernhard and Imogen Cunningham - The Art of the Nude, John Stevenson Gallery, New York, NY
1996    Gift of the Commonplace. Carmel Valley, Calif.: Woodrose Publications / Center for Photographic Art
1994    San Francisco: Chronicle. Essay by Margaretta K. Mitchell.
1986    The Eternal Body: A Collection of Fifty Nudes. Carmel, Calif.: Photography West Graphics
1979    Collecting Light: The Photographs of Ruth Bernhard. Edited by James Alinder. Carmel, Calif.: Friends of Photography
1957    Van, Melvin, and Ruth Bernhard. The Big Heart. San Francisco: Fearon