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Ruth Bernhard

Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006), Doll’s head, 1936 (357.1982) Ruth Bernhard at ICP, October 17, 1981 Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006), Star shell, 1943 (358.1982) Ruth Bernhard at ICP, October 17, 1981 Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006), Shell in silk, 1939 (304.1981) Ruth Bernhard at ICP, … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day 2016

Margaretta K. Mitchell, Ruth Bernhard, 1978 (28.1983) Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006). Ruth Bernhard lives in the upstairs flat of a narrow white Victorian house in San Francisco. The staircase runs straight to the top, where both long walls are hung with … Continue reading

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“Patience Is What You Need to Take Cat Pictures”

Ralph Steiner, “Patience Is What You Need to Take Cat Pictures,” PM Weekly, July 13, 1941, pp. 48-49 (photos by Thurman Rotan, Torkel Korling, Ruth Bernhard, and R.L. Doty, etc.) Cats are like children in that most people like them. … Continue reading

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“No Really, You’re Such a Doll . . .”

Ruth Bernhard, Broken Doll, 1938 Hans Bellmer, The Doll, 1935 Fred Stein, [Doll in glass jar], ca. 1935 Cindy Sherman, Untitled #341, 1999 Dolls frequently manage to resist categorical definition because they hover between anthropological artifacts, toys, and avatars. More … Continue reading

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