Man Ray: Born August 27, 1890

RayMan Ray, the master of experimental and fashion photography was also a painter, a filmmaker, a poet, an essayist, a philosopher, and a leader of American modernism. jazz 
Through Duchamp, Man Ray met some of the most exciting artists and thinkers in Paris. Though he didn’t speak a word of French at first, he was welcomed kikiinto this group and became its unofficial photographer. 
Though deeply immersed in the artistic life of France, World War II forced Man Ray to leave Paris, and he moved to Hollywood. He spent ten years there working as a fashion photographer. With arthis brave use of lighting and minimalist representation, Man Ray produced fashion rayographphotographs unlike any that had come before—and forever changed that discipline.
FROM http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/episodes/man-ray/prophet-of-the-avant-garde/510/

The Man Ray Trust~ http://www.manraytrust.com/
Man Ray: The Painter~
http://structureandimagery.blogspot.com/2012/03/man-ray-painter.html
Man Ray’s Other Passion, Printmaking~
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/12/man-ray-prints_n_4078032.html
Photographer Man Ray: A Film by Jean-Paul Fargier 1998~
https://youtu.be/s8gJJaUuWco

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