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Biography

Sculptor Ruth Duckworth was born in 1919 in Hamburg, Germany. She attended the Liverpool School of Art, Hammersmith School of Art, and the Central School of Arts and Crafts. Duckworth has been the subject of many solo exhibitions, including at the Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY (2005); Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN (2006); and Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC (2007). She has also participated in numerous group exhibitions, including Clay into Art: Selections from their Collection,The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY (1999); and Shaping Ceramics: From Lucie Rie to Edmund de Waal, Jewish Museum, London, UK (2017). Duckworth died in 2009 in Chicago, IL.

Bio updated as of 2023.

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