Celebrating Man Ray

On August 27, 1890, one of the world’s most inventive and versatile artists was born: Man Ray. Born in Philadelphia as Emmanuel Radnitzky, Man Ray was a key member of the French Surrealist group along with Marcel Duchamp, Andre Masson, Yves Tanguy and Max Ernst. Man Ray experimented with collage, assemblage and experimental photography and groundbreaking films and is also celebrated as a pioneer of Modernism

To celebrate his life, here are some of his most noted works. For more information, please visit this the Man Ray Trust.

Man Ray Self Portrait, 1932

London Transport poster designed by Man Ray, 1939

Man Ray, A l’heure de l’observatoire – les amoureux

Copyright Man Ray Trust / ADAGP 2005

Man Ray, Larmes de Verre (Glass Tears) variant. Photogravure. 1932.



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