(1905 - 2006)
Ruth Bernhard was active/lived in New York, California / Germany. Ruth Bernhard is known for nude and lesbian couple photography.
Biography Ruth Bernhard
Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist:
Ruth Bernhard, Photographer, Dies at 101
By PHILIP GEFTER
Published: December 21, 2006
Ruth Bernhard, whose classical black-and-white photographs of the female nude and inanimate objects earned her a place of distinction among 20th-century photographers, died on Monday at her home in San Francisco. She was 101.
The San Francisco medical examiner's office said her death was of natural causes.
Ms. Bernhard was known primarily for her dramatically lighted nude studies, which expressed her interest in abstract shape and form. ''My quest, through the magic of light and shadow, is to isolate, to simplify and to give emphasis to form with the gre
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