Ruth Bernhard: A connection with everything.


Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006), Teapot, 1976 (370.1982)

Ruth Bernhard at ICP, September 27, 1979. “Now, this teapot was run over by a truck in Chinatown…”

Ruth Bernhard at ICP, October 17, 1981. “…it’s a teapot that was crushed by a truck…”


Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006), Star shell, 1943 (358.1982)

Ruth Bernhard at ICP, October 17, 1981. “Chinese potato noodles… slightly cooked…”


Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006), Shell in silk, 1939 (304.1981)

Ruth Bernhard at ICP, October 17, 1981. “…That’s an ordinary clam… I save them… Is there an masterpiece in there?”


Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006), Straws, 1932 (300.1981)

Ruth Bernhard at ICP, September 27, 1979. “…beauty of the rhythm…”


Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006), Lifesavers, 1930 (355.1982)

Ruth Bernhard, ICP, October 17, 1981. “…I see the connection with everything…”

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