Notebook with Elastic Band Ray - Fashion in Congo

Notebook with Elastic Band Ray - Fashion in Congo

Man Ray (1890 - 1976)
Fashion in Congo, Madame de St-Exupéry , 1937 - Gelatin silver print

Elastic notebook, 15 x 21 cm - 160 pages with dotted lines - Bioprima Book Paper 85 gr/m² - Made from chlorine-free pulp - Printed in Italy in compliance with environmental standards.



Dimensions :
15 x 21 cm
Museum :
Musée du Luxembourg
Themes :
Photography, Cinema
Art movements :
Modern & Contemporary Art, Surrealism
Maintenance :
Store in a dry place
Artist :
Man Ray (1890-1976)
Material :
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Original work kept at :
Milan, collection privée

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Man Ray (1890-1976)

Born Emmanuel Radnitsky in Philadelphia in 1890, Man Ray is an American multidisciplinary artist. Attracted by the surrealist movement and Dadaism, Man Ray tried in vain to found an American Dadaist movement with Duchamp before joining Paris and the French Dada movement. Painter, photographer but also director Man Ray defined himself as a "fautographe" (French word game between "photographe" and "faute" (mistake)) . His "fault"? Refusing any label, remaining free and passionate. He is particularly known for the creation of the technique of solarization which creates a kind of aura around the characters. Man Ray died in 1976 in Paris and is buried in the cemetery of Montparnasse, on his grave we can read the inscription "Unconcerned, but not indifferent".